Stephen 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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The 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.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Matthew D. Weitzman, PhD, is studying the relation of a family of enzymes to cancer.
Stephen 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.
An innovative cell therapy for this stubborn form of leukemia continues to show highly promising results in children treated in a pilot clinical trial.
Australia’s 60 Minutes recently revisited its story from last year about the revolutionary immune therapy treatment spearheaded by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD.
Dr. Grupp has received a great deal of attention for his investigation of using cell therapy to treat an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Beverly J. Lange, MD, an exemplary physician and researcher at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for over 40 years, received the 2014 Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO).
Dr. 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.
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.