Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reported their latest results from their studies of an investigational personalized cell therapy for a highly aggressive form of cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
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Pediatric oncology researchers have narrowed down a culprit in an aggressive form of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma that makes the disease progress once tumors form.
Relational aggression, such as using gossip and social exclusion to harm others, is all too common among preadolescent and adolescent girls. A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that educational interventions including problem-solving skills and leadership opportunities can help, with lasting effects.
Some of the neurological and psychiatric complications associated with HIV may be side effects of the medications that control the virus, and not caused by the virus itself, according to a new study from researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania.
In the 10 years that the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) has been on the road to improving child safety, the unique collaboration between industry members, academia, and government has reached many milestones, which are being celebrated with a special anniversary report and timeline.
The LEGACY Girls Study, a study taking place across five sites in North America, is the first to focus on preadolescent girls growing up in families with breast cancer risk.
It started at the end of a long day. Jessica Panzer, MD, PhD, then just a few weeks into her pediatric neurology residency at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, was about to go home. Instead, she was called to the emergency room to consult on a 3-year-old girl who could barely walk.
Pediatricians have long known that children with Down syndrome grow differently than typical children, but the last growth charts for children with Down syndrome were developed almost 30 years ago.
About 10 percent of high school girls and half as many high school boys report that they have been sexually assaulted in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surveys.
It only took 10 minutes during Harold “Reed” Salmons’ lunch break to sign up and save a man’s life. A Be The Match recruiter performed a quick cheek swab to collect Salmons’ cells and sent them for testing as a potential match for future bone marrow transplant recipients. Salmons hoped that his molecular match was out there somewhere.