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Neuroblastoma is a type of rare childhood cancer that develops from nerve cells in the fetus called neuroblasts. Typically, these cells mature and develop normally after birth, but occasionally, they can form cancerous tumors, causing neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma tumors generally develop in the adrenal glands, which are located on top of the kidneys. However, they can…
Landmark Transatlantic Trial for Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma Funded by Parent-Led Charities
In a landmark in pediatric oncology research, children with high-risk neuroblastoma across Europe and North America will be treated together for the first time, following the award of $1.4M to fund a new transatlantic clinical trial led by Dr. Yael Mossé of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Dr. Dominique Valteau-Couanet of Gustave Roussy in Paris,…
Brain and spinal cord tumors, also known as central nervous system (CNS) tumors, are the most common type of solid tumors affecting children. Brain tumors make up about 15% of pediatric cancers, and are the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in children and now, the deadliest type of childhood cancer, ahead of leukemia. The…
What began as a proposal for a four center US-based clinical trial of a promising combination therapy for children battling brain tumors, has expanded into a large-scale clinical trial at 58 centers in 13 countries, that brings new hope to children across the globe, who have run out of treatment options.
This September, Solving Kids` Cancer is raising awareness for childhood cancer awareness month by distributing free gold shoelaces as part of their #LaceUpforKids campaign.
British government denies children access to proven cancer treatment for neuroblastoma. Decision will force UK families to travel abroad to access treatment
May 10, 2016
The third annual Lila May Tutu Trot but this years Tutu Trot, sadly, was missing its princess.