Tag Archive: leukemia

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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Nov 19 2013

CHOP Cancer Researcher, Patient Named WebMD Health Heroes

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD, along with his young patient Emily Whitehead, were recently named 2013 WebMD Health Heroes.

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Sep 10 2013

Groundbreaking Immune Therapy Featured on 60 Minutes Australia

The groundbreaking immune therapy work being done by The Children’s of Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephen M. Grupp, MD, PhD, was recently highlighted on Australia’s 60 Minutes.

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Mar 26 2013

Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children

According to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania, two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia achieved a complete response after being treated with an innovative cell therapy.

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Mar 07 2013

CHOP Researcher’s Innovative Immune Therapy Featured on The Doctors

The innovative work being done by CHOP’s Stephen Grupp, MD, was recently featured on the CBS show The Doctors. Dr. Grupp, the Center for Childhood Cancer Research’s director of translational research, discussed his trial using immune therapy to treat an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). While roughly 85 percent of ALL …

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Dec 13 2012

Fire with Fire

We had to share — check out this amazing Focus Forward film on the recent T cell therapy treatment!

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Dec 09 2012

Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells

Cancer therapy for children has come a long way over the last several decades, and the cure rate for some forms of pediatric cancer is at an all-time high. Although this success rate offers tremendous hope and optimism, there are some children whose disease fails to respond to conventional treatment, leaving doctors to explore novel …

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