News tagged with neuroblastoma cells

A new target for neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma, a cancer that starts in nerve tissue outside of the brain, is the third most common cancer in children and accounts for about 15 percent of pediatric cancer-related deaths.

Feb 15, 2018
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When good immune cells turn bad

Investigators at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have identified new findings about an immune cell - called a tumor-associated macrophage - that promotes cancer instead ...

Sep 21, 2017
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Researchers identify genes fueling neuroblastoma spread

For the first time, Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues present data on how nervous system tumors, called neuroblastomas, spread. Their paper, published in Cancer Cell, clarifies the relationship between two genes that ...

Aug 31, 2017
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