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2014-11-10 08:34:11

--Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Has Joined CHOP-- PHILADELPHIA, Nov.

2011-10-19 19:15:59

Two Baylor College of Medicine physicians have received support from the nonprofit group Cookies for Kids' Cancer for their research on neuroblastoma – a common type of solid tumor in children.

2011-07-13 13:02:01

The new Pediatric Center for Personal Cancer Genomics and Therapeutics has been launched at Baylor College of Medicine through a partnership between the Texas Children's Cancer Center and the Human Genome Sequencing Center at BCM.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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