Latest Neuroblastoma Stories

2010-09-30 19:21:09

Administering a new form of immunotherapy to children with neuroblastoma, a nervous system cancer, increased the percentage of those who were alive and free of disease progression after two years.

2010-09-30 19:19:50

A particularly aggressive childhood cancer can be fought successfully with far less chemotherapy than previously believed, avoiding harmful side effects caused by cancer drugs.

2010-09-30 17:09:23

Using immunotherapy—biologic agents that stimulate the body’s immune system—pediatric oncologists have achieved the first substantial increase in over a decade in cure rates for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

2010-09-29 16:07:00

-- New Standard of Care in High-Risk Neuroblastoma Seen in Immunotherapy Results-- PHILADELPHIA, Sept.

2010-08-12 06:00:00

All amounts are in U.S. dollars QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc.

2010-07-14 10:15:00

QUEBEC CITY, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that its partner, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-07-14 10:00:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that KRX-0401 (perifosine) has received Orphan Drug designation from the U.S.

2010-06-15 00:59:03

CHOP oncology chief working to translate his lab's genetic findings into treatments.

2010-06-14 10:25:00

--CHOP Oncology Chief Working to Translate His Lab's Genetic Findings into Treatments-- PHILADELPHIA, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric oncologist John M. Maris, M.D., describes the current state of the science in combating neuroblastoma, the most common solid cancer of early childhood.

2010-06-09 10:01:00

--In Colket Building, Scientists Will Translate Research into Real-Life Treatments for Children -- PHILADELPHIA, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will dedicate its new Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr.

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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.