Tag Archive: pediatric oncology

Jun 27 2018

Stephen P. Hunger, MD, Receives Prestigious George R. Buchanan Lectureship Award

Stephen P. Hunger, MD

Stephen P. Hunger, MD, has received numerous honors throughout his decorated career. However, winning the George R. Buchanan Lectureship Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) had particularly special meaning to the chief of the Division of Oncology and director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Recognized internationally in the field of pediatric leukemia clinical care and research, Dr. George R. Buchanan— past president of ASPHO and a renowned pediatric hematology physician-researcher — was very supportive of Dr. Hunger early in his career.

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Dec 3 2015

Study Gives New Insights Into Genetic Predisposition to Neuroblastoma

NeuroblastomaPediatric oncology researchers have narrowed down a culprit in an aggressive form of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma that makes the disease progress once tumors form.

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Jul 3 2014

Researchers Examine Goal Pursuit in Teens with Cancer

cancerTeens with cancer often experience fatigue, pain, and other symptoms that can interfere with these personal goals, which psychologists refer to as health-related hindrance (HRH).

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