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2011-05-22 00:02:22

The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups today released a set of guiding principles for the successful overhaul of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program. Prepared by the cooperative group chairs (the Coalition Board), the principles are aimed at ensuring that upcoming changes to the federal funding guidelines under which they operate lead to a strengthening of group-generated science that improves the outcomes for patients with cancer....

2011-05-21 00:01:25

The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups today released a set of guiding principles for the successful overhaul of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program. Prepared by the cooperative group chairs (the Coalition Board), the principles are aimed at ensuring that upcoming changes to the federal funding guidelines under which they operate lead to a strengthening of group-generated science that improves the outcomes for patients with cancer....

2011-05-11 10:16:00

--The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital Pays Tribute to Longstanding Partnership During a Recognition Event -- PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced today that it had received a $2 million gift awarded by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) as part of a longstanding partnership to eradicate pediatric cancer. The four-year $2 million gift will be matched by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for a total of $4...

2011-04-18 19:55:48

Passport for Care, an innovative, web-based system that guides health care for pediatric cancer survivors, is poised to have an even wider impact as it is now being made available to the more than 220 institutions of the Children's Oncology Group. The system was developed at the Texas Children's Cancer Center and the Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies at Baylor College of Medicine. System generates individualized recommendations The Passport for Care website allows...

2010-09-16 16:14:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan Blaney, M.D., deputy director of Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Service, participated today in the Childhood Cancer Panel Discussion held on behalf of the Congressional Pediatric Cancer Caucus. The discussion was held at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington D.C. The event brought together the top minds in the field of pediatric oncology and was hosted by Congressman Joe Sestak and Congressman Michael McCaul....


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