Tag Archive: Center for Childhood Cancer Research

Dec 23 2014

Pediatric Leukemia Expert Named CCCR Director

Stephen P. Hunger, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in children’s cancer, has been named the new director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) and chief of the Division of Oncology.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/pediatric-leukemia-expert-named-cccr-director/

May 06 2014

Blocking Paths to Resistance to T Cell Therapy for B-ALL

CHOP’s Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR), has begun a unique collaboration that will contribute to scientific understanding of how immunotherapy can improve the survival of children with B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) that resists standard therapy.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/blocking-paths-resistance-t-cell-therapy-b/

Jan 24 2013

Study Shows Neuroblastoma Evolves Rapidly, Limiting Treatment Targets

A recent genomic study of neuroblastoma reinforces the challenges of treating the most aggressive forms of this disease. Contrary to expectations, the researchers found relatively few recurrent gene mutations — mutations that would suggest new targets for neuroblastoma treatment. Instead, the investigators have refocused on how neuroblastoma tumors evolve in response to medicine and other factors.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-shows-neuroblastoma-evolves-rapidly-limiting-treatment-targets/