Tag Archive: rare disease

May 08 2014

Rare Disease Study Could Broaden Tumor Development Understanding

Dr. Kalish recently received an award from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to investigate tumor development associated with the rare childhood overgrowth disease Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.

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Apr 22 2014

Rare Disease Project Makes Progress, Empowers

In the U.S., a disease is considered rare if it affects fewer than 200,000 people. Many rare diseases have genetic origins, and almost 70 percent of Americans affected by a rare disease are children, according to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/rare-disease-project-makes-progress-empowers/