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2011-03-31 01:18:27

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic in McAllen.

2010-11-02 16:57:00

Expansion and growth of pediatric translational research programs at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Pediatric Research (CPR) at the Nemours/Alfred I.

2010-09-28 06:10:30

While great strides have been made in treating and curing some childhood cancers, others still are associated with very low survival rates.

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.

2010-08-17 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donald W. (Will) Parsons, M.D., a physician at Texas Children's Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, has been honored with a 2010 Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award. Dr. Parsons, who works in collaboration with Dr.

2009-07-30 06:45:00

RALEIGH, N.C., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) is pleased to announce its recent Angel Grant recipients, which include: Dr. Steven Brem of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Dr. Julie Blatt of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Dr.

2008-10-08 12:00:37

Texas Children's Cancer Center today launched Passport for Care, an innovative Web-based application that provides childhood cancer survivors and their physicians with immediate access to a survivor's diagnosis and treatment history.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.