Oncology & Cancer

Brain tumor drug receives rare disease designations from the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded Rare Pediatric Disease Designation (RPDD) for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of malignant glioma to OKN-007, an investigational ...

Oncology & Cancer

CICERO software enables detection of cancer-causing gene fusions

After years of development, engineering and enhancement, researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have made publicly available a software system that enables better detection of gene fusions. The system, called ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mind jumble: Understanding chemo brain

Sarah Liu was treated for leukemia as a teenager. She attended her high school graduation on a four-hour pass from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and was bald under her white graduation cap, her arm bandaged ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows fewer kids enrolling in cancer clinical trials

Historically, pediatric cancer patients have been much more likely than adult cancer patients to enroll in clinical trials as part of their treatment. Now a study by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers working ...

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