Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 29 2013

Proton Therapy Offers New, Precise Cancer Treatment for Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma

Proton therapy, which uses high-energy subatomic particles, may offer a precise, organ-sparing treatment option for children with high-risk forms of neuroblastoma, the most common solid tumor of early childhood.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/proton-therapy-offers-new-precise-cancer-treatment-children-high-risk-neuroblastoma/

Aug 27 2013

CHOP Researchers Advance New Anti-Tumor Immunotherapy Approach

Children’s Hospital investigators may have developed a completely new type of cancer immunotherapy, one that involves harnessing the body’s immune system to attack tumors.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researchers-advance-new-anti-tumor-immunotherapy-approach/

Aug 22 2013

Techniques to Prevent Lung Injury in Premature Infants Less Effective than Expected

A neonatologist at CHOP led a new study showing current non-invasive techniques for respiratory support are less effective than previously thought in reducing severe lung injury in very premature infants.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/techniques-to-prevent-lung-injury-in-premature-infants-less-effective-than-expected/

Aug 20 2013

‘Perfect Storm’ May Be at Play in ADHD, Teen Driving

There is convincing evidence that individuals – including teens – with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at heightened risk for unsafe driving behaviors.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/perfect-storm-may-be-at-play-in-adhd-teen-driving/

Aug 15 2013

Presentation, Not Treatment, Responsible for Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Survival

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania recently published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that shows differences in how breast cancer patients present at diagnosis are more responsible for racial disparities in 5-year survival than treatment disparities.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/presentation-not-treatment-responsible-for-racial-disparity-in-breast-cancer-survival/

Aug 13 2013

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards Children’s Hospital More than $650,000

Monrovia, Calif.-based St. Baldrick’s Foundation recently announced $699,186 in grants to one consortium and three cancer researchers at CHOP.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/st-baldricks-foundation-awards-childrens-hospital-more-than-650000/

Aug 08 2013

CHOP Researcher Helps Discover a Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

A pediatric cardiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a first author of new research identifying a mutation that disrupts the formation of veins bringing blood to the heart very early in development.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researcher-helps-discover-a-cause-for-abnormal-heart-vessels/

Aug 06 2013

Reprogramming Stem Cells to Treat, Study Disease

In two new studies, investigators from CHOP reprogrammed skin cells from patients with rare disorders into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/reprogramming-stem-cells-to-treat-study-disease/

Aug 01 2013

Obamacare, Wider Health Insurance Access Could Lead to Pediatric Patient Influx

Signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — popularly known as “Obamacare” — contains a number of provisions designed to expand health insurance coverage.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/obamacare-wider-health-insurance-access-could-lead-to-pediatric-patient-influx/

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