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The largest study ever of a rare childhood brain tumor found more than half the tumors carried extra copies of specific genes linked to cancer growth.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists lead research that settles a century-old debate about retinoblastoma's beginnings and identify new targets for treating the childhood eye tumor MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team led by St.
The largest study yet of adult childhood cancer survivors found that the first cancer is just the beginning of a lifelong battle against different forms of the disease for about 10 percent of these survivors.
Pediatric cancer researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia contributed important expertise to a new landmark study of medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumor typically found in children.
Investigators have demonstrated for the first time that the most common malignant childhood brain tumor, medulloblastoma, is actually several different diseases, each arising from distinct cells destined to become different structures.
Accurate data critical to early diagnosis, treatment Montreal, Canada (Vocus) November 18, 2010 An abstract of the study, â€œA step towards determining the annual incidence of metastatic brain tumors in the United States,â€ to be presented on Friday, Nov.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have identified a gene linked to the spread of eye melanoma.
Researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology the findings of a pediatric brain tumor study using an experimental drug that targets the underlying genetic makeup of the tumor.
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