The Latest

TWiPO #16 ~ Genetic Underpinnings of Ewing Sarcoma

October 7, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe and co-hosts welcome special guest Dr. Stephen Lessnick for an in-depth discussion on the progress to date in understanding the genetics of Ewing`s sarcoma. 

TWiPO #15 ~ MicroRNAs and Hereditary Cancer

September 28, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe and his co-hosts interview special guest Dr. Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp on the implications of DICER1, rare tumor registries, and difficult issues surrounding genetic counseling.

TWiPO #14 ~ Interview with Dr. Kate Matthay

August 24, 2011
Dr. Kate Matthay, a reknown leader in the neuroblastoma research community, discusses her inspiration for her early interest in medicine and why her career grew with a focus on neuroblastoma. 

TWiPO #13 ~ Epidemiology of CNS Tumors

August 19, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe and co-hosts discuss updates to previous TWiPO episodes reporting on recent press coverage and publications of BiTE antibodies and modified T-cell approaches, and recent studies on birth defects, birth order, and cell phone use and possible link to risk of childhood cancers.

TWiPO #12 ~ ALL: Anti-CD19 BiTE and Genetic Risk Groups

August 5, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Maureen O’Brien discuss recent papers on immunotherapy and DNA sequencing studies revealing new potential targets in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

TWiPO #11 ~ BuMel SIOP results and MIBG transplant

July 12, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe and Dr. Lars Wagner discuss with guest Dr. Brian Weiss the implications of the results comparing two chemotherapy combinations for transplant regimens in children with high-risk neuroblastoma in Europe. 

TWiPO #10 ~ Interview with Dr. Robert Seeger

July 7, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe interviewed Dr. Robert Seeger from Children`s Hospital of Los Angeles about his contributions to improvements in treating neuroblastoma as well as his vision for future advances.

TWiPO #9 ~ Interview with Dr. Peter Adamson

June 16, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe interviews Dr. Peter Adamson, new Chair of the Children`s Oncology Group (COG).

TWiPO #8 ~ Seneca Valley Virus and Medulloblastoma

June 9, 2011
Dr. Tim Cripe, Dr. Lars Wagner and Dr. Lionel Chow discuss a recent publication on the Seneca Valley virus SVV-001 on orthotopic mouse models of medulloblastoma.