Pediatric Cancer News

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.
Vegetable compound could become ingredient to treating leukemiaDec 12, 2012
BCM study finds concentrated form of compound found in broccoli reduces the number of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells.
Grant supports Gottschalk's osteosarcoma immunotherapy researchNov 13, 2012
Research will focus on using patient's immune system, genetic approach to fight their cancer.
Feedback loop maintains basal cell populationNov 1, 2012
BCM researchers find proteins could play critical role in prostate cancer.
Study: Exposure to herbicide may increase risk of rare disorderSep 28, 2012
Study found mothers who lived in counties with highest levels were 80 percent more likely to have children with choanal atresia, stenosis.
Kingwood tennis tournament to benefit pediatric cancer researchSep 26, 2012
Proceeds from Sept. 28-29 events benefit pediatric cancer research at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center.
Foundation supports childhood cancer research at Baylor College of MedicineAug 28, 2012
Their awards were part of more than $22.5 million in new grants to support the best in pediatric oncology research in the United States.
Alex's Lemonade Stand grants support BCM childhood cancer researchersJul 9, 2012
Three BCM researchers receive grants to find more effective ways to treat, lead to cure of childhood cancer.