As the November chill settles in, warm up to new scientific discoveries and novel projects for improving children’s health from our researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In our roundup of research headlines, we share the latest findings on the biology of pediatric low-grade gliomas – the most common childhood brain tumor – congratulate Christopher Forrest, MD, in his role as co-investigator of a new FDA-funded clinical trials network, and give you the highlights on two new papers from researchers in mitochondrial medicine and cardiology.
Tag Archive: Oncology
Three cheers for our Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia team for once again achieving outstanding rankings in the U.S. News & World Report 11th annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings. CHOP earned second place on the Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to pediatric centers that deliver exceptionally high-quality care across multiple specialties.
Our latest research news roundup carries a hint of summer and exciting new beginnings.
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 study published in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is the first to observe actual informed consent conferences for pediatric phase 1 cancer research.
A physician-researcher from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will lead the first-ever pediatric “Dream Team” solely focused on creating new treatments for the most challenging childhood cancers.
CHOP’s Peter Adamson, MD, who heads the Children’s Oncology Group, the largest organization in the world dedicated to childhood and adolescent cancer research, was recently interviewed by journalist Paul Goldberg for the March 15 issue of The Cancer Letter.