Pediatric Cancer News

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.
Baylor doctors get research support from Lemonade Stand grantsJun 20, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine doctors receive support for pediatric cancer research from nonprofit Alex's Lemonade Stand.
Grants support research to develop novel treatment for children's cancerMay 19, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine scientists receive grants to support pediatric cancer research.
Web-based system for childhood cancer survivors implemented nationwide by Children's Oncology GroupApr 14, 2011
Important tool helps generate individualized health care recommendations for pediatric cancer survivors.