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TWiPO #34 ~Interview with Dr. Nancy Ratner

November 14, 2013
Nancy Ratner is a featured guest in this episode of TWiPO, and speaks with host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Robyn Dennis about her career and research in neurofibroma.

TWiPO #33 ~Effective Advocacy

October 31, 2013
Gavin Lindberg is a featured guest on TWiPO, with host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Robyn Dennis  about his work to increase funding for childhood cancer research.

TWiPO #32 ~ Ethics in Clinical Trials

October 18, 2013
In this episode, Dr. Eric Kodish speaks with host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Andy Kolb about informed consent and ethics surrounding childhood cancer clinical trials.

Adoptive transfer of haploidentical natural killer (NK) cells

Scientists will combine NK cell therapy with an immunocytokine to target children with relapsed or refractory disease including those with bulky tumors. 

Harnessing the Power of Natural Killer Cells to Treat Neuroblastoma

Now for the first time, scientists will combine NK cell therapy with an immunocytokine to target children with relapsed/refractory disease including those with bulky tumors.

Clinical Trial Opens Using Natural Killer Cells

New York City—(October 10, 2013) Researchers have made rapid advances in understandinghow to manipulate the immune system safely to destroy cancer cells. Adoptive transfer ofhaploidentical natural killer (NK) cells has shown promise as a treatment option to target andkill cancer cells in a less toxic way than conventional therapies. Now for the first time, scientists will…

Two Moms Raise More Than $20,000 for Children With Cancer

Two young mothers raised more than $20,000 in 30 days for childhood cancer research with their employer Adams Fairacre Farms.

TWiPO #31 ~ Secondary Cancers in Cancer Survivors

October 3, 2013
Dr. Joseph Neglia (University of Minnesota) is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer long-term effects. He idiscusses late effects and the risk of secondary cancers among childhood cancer survivors.

TWiPO #30 ~ Cancer Risk in Families

September 19, 2013
Recently, several published papers have discussed the risk of cancer among family members of children with cancer.