Oncology & Cancer

More children survive neuroblastoma

Both the survival rate and the incidence of neuroblastoma have increased in recent years, as was shown by a study from the Princess Máxima Center. The improved chance of survival and the increase in the number of patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

Finding new combination therapies for neuroblastoma

A phase 2 clinical trial has found that combining a novel compound called alisertib with chemotherapy has anti-tumor activity in children with high-risk, relapsed neuroblastoma. The New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Anti-inflammatory strategy stops aggressive childhood cancer

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital have discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug candidate inhibiting the prostaglandin E2 producing enzyme mPGES-1 in the tumour stroma reduces tumour ...

Oncology & Cancer

Genomic screening helps doctors target girl's cancer

Victoria Thompson, clutching a bag of salt and vinegar potato chips while she watches the TV show "Paw Patrol," is a pint-sized pioneer. She doesn't know it, but this two-year-old girl is part of a national precision medicine ...

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