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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.
Protein found to make natural killer T-cells more effective for cancer therapyMay 8, 2012
BCM oncologist finds protein IL-15 key to protecting natural killer T-cells, boosts anti-tumor efficacy.
St. Baldrick's Foundation gives consortium $998,132 grant for childhood cancer researchJan 19, 2012
Grant to help fund targeted, cell-based research in rare lymphomas.
St. Baldrick's Foundation awards more than $40,000 grant to Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer ClinicDec 28, 2011
Grant from St. Baldrick’s Foundation to boost research efforts and enable more children to enroll in ongoing clinical trial.
Pediatric clinical trial investigating vaccine-based therapy for solid tumorsDec 9, 2011
The trial, launched last spring, is also being conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
New grant focuses on introduction of genome sequencing into clinical care for children with cancerDec 6, 2011
$6 million grant will fund groundbreaking study to investigate how genome sequencing can be used for pediatric cancer.
Grants support efforts to improve neuroblastoma treatmentOct 19, 2011
Cookies for Kids’ Cancer funds two BCM physicians research on neuroblastoma in search of better treatment and cure.
Center to focus on genetics of childhood cancer with goal of improving therapyJul 11, 2011
Human Genome Sequencing Center, Texas Children's Cancer Center launch new center to advance childhood cancer treatments.