Pediatric Cancer News

Pediatric oncologist honored for best scientific paper on malignant gliomasAug 26, 2013
Dr. Meenakshi Hegde, instructor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, was awarded the 28th Schweisguth Prize from the International Society of Pediatric Oncology for the best scientific paper written by a trainee.
Grants support research for innovative treatments for childhood cancerJul 22, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have received a total of $600,000 in grants from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to support their research to find innovative new treatments for childhood cancer.
Pediatric oncologist receives grant for neuroblastoma researchJul 10, 2013
Dr. Jason Shohet has received a grant from Braden’s Hope for Childhood Cancer to support his research to find novel treatments for high-risk neuroblastoma.
Phase 1 trial uses enhanced T cells to treat neuroblastomaJun 10, 2013
A phase 1 clinical trial at Baylor College of Medicine, which has received support from a pediatric cancer nonprofit organization, will use an immunotherapy approach to treating kids with neuroblastoma.
Grant funds research to study new treatments for osteosarcomaMay 2, 2013
The grant funds research focused on the highest risk and the poorest outcome cancers in children.
BCM receives grants from Rally Foundation for childhood cancerApr 23, 2013
All grants are made in honor or memory of a Rally Kid, a child who has fought or is currently fighting cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine receives $350K in Avon grants for breast cancer care, researchApr 23, 2013
The grants were presented at the closing ceremonies of the 6th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Houston April 21.
BCM major part of new pediatric cancer Dream Team initiativeApr 13, 2013
Pediatric Dream Team Translational Cancer Research Project will provide a total of $14.5 million over four years, with $3.3 million to BCM.
Grant to support pediatric cancer research in South TexasFeb 19, 2013
The one-year, $80,670 grant is part of a series of grants from the foundation to institutions to boost pediatric cancer research.
Grant funds developmental therapeutics program at BCMJan 29, 2013
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation grant awarded to Texas Children's Cancer Center to improve treatment, find cures for childhood cancer.