One hundred percent of all donations collected by these two moms will help fund a clinical trial for kids with relapsed neuroblastoma, a deadly childhood cancer. Children with relapsed or refractory neuroblastoma have few or little curative options today.
After doctors in Israel told Myriam there were no more treatment options left for her son, Muli, to treat his high-risk neuroblastoma, she searched for clinical trials outside of Israel. She found a vaccine trial In Hershey, Pa., sponsored by Solving Kids’ Cancer. In this video, Myriam tells her family’s story to save Muli.
Researchers at the Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Primary Children`s Medical Center of Salt Lake City received a $550,000 collaborative grant to test next generation T-cell immunotherapy strategies in children with neuroblastoma, a solid tumor with poor prognosis that is responsible for 15% of all childhood cancer deaths.
One year after his last treatment, a six-year-old boy with recurrent neuroblastoma is in complete remission for his high-risk metastatic cancer. Doctors reported this case study in the January 2013 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, a Delaware-based nonprofit, and NYC-based charity Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) announce their joint support of a clinical trial to test a new cancer vaccine against neuroblastoma – a common type of solid tumor that occurs in young children.