Pediatric Cancer News

BCM physician named vice chair of Children's Oncology GroupJan 20, 2011
Dr. Susan Blaney appointed vice chair to international consortium of childhood cancer centers.
Texas Children's Cancer Center opens first Liver Tumor Center in SouthwestOct 14, 2010
Liver Tumor Center opens to provide care for children with disease.
Treatment continues after children are cured of cancerSep 27, 2010
Childhood cancer patients need care after cure, BCM expert says
Honest, age-appropriate communication can help children cope with cancerSep 27, 2010
Children diagnosed with cancer should be spoken to honestly about condition.
Researchers committed to improving patient outcomes, treatment for brain, bone cancerSep 27, 2010
BCM researchers focused on brain and bone cancer treatment and outcomes. Read more.
Research on osteosarcomaSep 27, 2010
Dr. Lisa Wang sees urgent need to develop new therapies for patients with metastatic osteosarcoma
Research on genetic susceptibilitySep 27, 2010
BCM professor focusing research on DNA sequencing to find gene mutations that make families susceptible to pediatric cancer.
Research on brain cancerSep 27, 2010
Dr. Will Parsons focusing research on genomic analysis of brain tumors
Many successes in childhood cancer research but challenges remainSep 27, 2010
BCM research to focus on why some children are susceptible to cancer and improving treatment
BCM pediatric cancer researchers get funding from St. Baldrick's FoundationAug 26, 2010
Pediatric cancer research gets boost thanks for St. Baldrick's Foundation grants.