Category Archive: Cancer

Jul 08 2014

60 Minutes Revisits Cancer Therapy Pioneered at CHOP

Australia’s 60 Minutes recently revisited its story from last year about the revolutionary immune therapy treatment spearheaded by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/60-minutes-revisits-cancer-therapy-pioneered-chop/

Apr 25 2014

Pediatric Cancer Patients Need More Say in Phase 1 Trials

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/pediatric-cancer-patients-need-say-phase-1-trials/

Dec 09 2013

Groundbreaking Leukemia Research Featured at ASH Annual Meeting

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s groundbreaking leukemia research was on display at the recent American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. Held in New Orleans, the ASH Annual Meeting brought together approximately 20,000 researchers, clinicians, and industry representatives, with data from more than 5,300 abstracts presented.  Notably, Children’s Hospital’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD, co-chaired …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/groundbreaking-leukemia-research-featured-ash-annual-meeting/

Sep 12 2013

Experimental Program Seeks to Preserve Cancer Patients’ Fertility

Kids who survive cancer may face a variety of physical and emotional challenges as a result of their treatment. One of these is the possibility of infertility following cancer treatment.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/experimental-program-seeks-preserve-cancer-patients-fertility/

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 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 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/

Jul 18 2013

CHOP Immune Therapy Trial Highlighted by Association of American Medical Colleges

On its research advocacy blog Research Means Hope, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently highlighted an innovative immune therapy trial led by researchers from CHOP and Penn that led to the dramatic recovery of one young patient.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-immune-therapy-trial-highlighted-by-association-of-american-medical-colleges/

Jul 03 2013

CHOP Cancer Expert Garrett Brodeur Honored with Pediatric Oncology Award and Lecture

The American Society of Clinical Oncology will confer one of its highest awards on Garrett M. Brodeur, MD, who will receive the Pediatric Oncology Award and deliver the Pediatric Oncology Lecture.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-cancer-expert-garrett-brodeur-honored-with-pediatric-oncology-award-and-lecture/

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