Latest Neuroblastoma Stories

2010-11-22 19:51:58

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that a gene well known for its involvement in tumor cell development, growth and metastasis also protects cancer cells from being destroyed by chemotherapy.

2010-10-04 13:11:15

Chemotherapy is not as beneficial to young children when it comes to fighting certain forms of cancer as previously thought.

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.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).