Tag Archive: leukemia

Apr 4 2017

Each Patient Specimen in Cancer Center Biorepository is a Gift of Knowledge

biorepositoryChildhood cancer still has its mysteries. Every specimen stored in the Center for Childhood Cancer Research Biorepository, however, is a precious piece of the puzzle: a gift of knowledge made possible by a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia patient’s desire to help drive breakthroughs.

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Mar 10 2017

Lemonade Day Hero Ambassador, Cost-Conscious CHD Care, Environmental Data Collaboration, Philly Research Consortium, Predicting EOS

CHOP Research In the NewsSummertime lemonade stands and a trip to Disney World have more in common than just the whimsy of childhood: They are just a few of the places where you’ll find members of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia community sharing knowledge to improve pediatric research and treatments.

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Oct 14 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Teen Drivers, School Lunches, Dubai Trip, Pregnancy Screening, Drug Safety

CHOP Research In the NewsResearch at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reaches all corners of the world. This week’s In the News takes us on the road with new teen driving safety research findings. Next, we visit school cafeterias for National School Lunch Week.

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Dec 31 2015

Looking Back on the Year of Precision Medicine

PRECISION MEDICINEIn 2016, one million or more volunteers may begin enrolling in one of the largest long-term medical research studies ever planned. It aims to inform future therapies targeted to the molecular, environmental, and behavioral factors that contribute to diverse diseases.

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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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Oct 20 2014

T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients

leukemiaA landmark new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 90 percent of leukemia patients treated with a groundbreaking form of cellular therapy achieved complete responses.

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Dec 9 2013

Groundbreaking Leukemia Research Featured at ASH Annual Meeting

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s groundbreaking leukemia research was on display at the recent American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. Held in New Orleans, the ASH Annual Meeting brought together approximately 20,000 researchers, clinicians, and industry representatives, with data from more than 5,300 abstracts presented.  

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