Center for Childhood Cancer Research

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In more than a decade since its 2007 inception, the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Children's Hospital has developed a highly integrated basic, translational, and clinical research environment dedicated to improving cure rates and decreasing side effects for children, adolescents and young adults. The Center unites the diverse talents of investigators in the Hospital's renowned multidisciplinary program in pediatric cancer research, patient care, and genomics.

The unique approach and organization of the Center supports its dynamic environment where basic scientists and master clinicians interact and collaborate around one central theme – improving the cure rates and decreasing side effects for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer through a variety of innovative translational and clinical research initiatives. With recognized talent in areas that span the laboratory and clinical research ends of the spectrum, the Center is able to successfully translate the latest scientific findings obtained from cutting-edge basic research into innovative clinical trials designed to dramatically improve the cure rates for pediatric cancers while simultaneously decreasing long-term side effects.