Medical research

A novel radioisotope therapy for children with neuroblastoma

Researchers from Kanazawa University retrospectively analyzed children with refractory or relapsed high-risk neuroblastoma who were treated with high-dose 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine at Kanazawa University Hospital. They ...

Oncology & Cancer

Chimeras offer a new way to study childhood cancers in mice

In a new paper published March 5 in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers in Whitehead Institute Member Rudolph Jaenisch's lab introduce a new way to model human neuroblastoma tumors in mice using chimeras—in this case, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research sheds important light on the metastasis of neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma can grow and spread in the body very aggressively, making it very difficult to treat. New research has shed important light on the factors at play in the metastasis of neuroblastoma, which could potentially ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers find new way to target childhood cancer

An Australian-led international research effort has broken fresh ground in the race to find more effective treatments for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma, by uncovering a new and as-yet unexploited target in cancer cells ...

Medical research

Meet BORIS: Possible new culprit in drug-resistant cancer

Like a Russian bot corrupting U.S. elections, or a new prime minister wreaking havoc in the U.K., a protein named BORIS is showing itself to be a malevolent player in some childhood cancers. New research fingers BORIS as ...

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