Category Archive: Cancer Center

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 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/

Jun 03 2013

CBS Sunday Morning Features ALK Cancer Trial at Children’s Hospital

Yesterday, CBS Sunday Morning featured a story on the anaplastic lymphoma kinase, or ALK, clinical trial for lymphoma and neuroblastoma and CHOP’s partnership with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which supported the basic research.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cbs-sunday-morning-features-alk-cancer-trial-at-childrens-hospital/