Category Archive: Cancer Center

May 27 2014

Hat Trick! Cell Therapy Expert Scores Trio of Honors

Dr. Grupp has received a great deal of attention for his investigation of using cell therapy to treat an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/hat-trick-cell-therapy-expert-scores-trio-honors/

May 22 2014

Distinguished Career Award Goes to CHOP Oncologist

Beverly J. Lange, MD, an exemplary physician and researcher at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for over 40 years, received the 2014 Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/distinguished-career-award-goes-chop-oncologist/

May 20 2014

Oncologist Honored for Neuroblastoma Research

The Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Association (ANRA) recently presented its highest honor to pediatric oncologist Garrett M. Brodeur, MD, of the Cancer Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/lifetime-achievement-award-honors-chop-expert-garrett-brodeur-career-work-neuroblastoma/

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/