Tag Archive: Cancer

Apr 20 2015

Genomic Sequencing Helps Scientists Trace High-risk Leukemia Relapse

leukemiaStephen Hunger, MD and a team of researchers used highly sensitive deep sequencing techniques to see how genetic changes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells evolve from diagnosis to remission and relapse.

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Mar 30 2015

Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

CANCERThe history of our understanding and approach to cancer are at the center of CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a film directed by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns.

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Dec 23 2014

Pediatric Leukemia Expert Named CCCR Director

Hunger,Stephen_blogStephen P. Hunger, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in children’s cancer, has been named the new director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) and chief of the Division of Oncology.

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Dec 19 2014

Benefits Persist in T Cell Therapy for Children with Relapsed Leukemia

leukemiaAn innovative cell therapy for this stubborn form of leukemia continues to show highly promising results in children treated in a pilot clinical trial.

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May 8 2014

Rare Disease Study Could Broaden Tumor Development Understanding

tumor developmentDr. Kalish recently received an award from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to investigate tumor development associated with the rare childhood overgrowth disease Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.

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Apr 23 2014

Illustrating Commitment to Education, CHOP Research Honors Trainees

As part of its commitment to training the next generation of pediatric pioneers, every year CHOP Research takes time to honor its exceptional trainees, and recently announced the 2014 Distinguished Research Trainee Award winners.

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