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On June 23, 2012, the Matthew Bittker Foundation will present the Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Researchers have identified the first gene mutation associated with a chronic and often fatal form of neuroblastoma that typically strikes adolescents and young adults.
Certain mutations of the gene ATRX were associated with age at diagnosis in children and young adults with advanced-stage neuroblastoma, a cancer that grows in parts of the nervous system.
Patients with a high degree of African ancestry had a greater incidence of high-risk neuroblastoma and poorer outcomes.
PHILADELPHIA, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soupy for Loopy Foundation donated $50,000 to the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to fund research in neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer of the nervous system.
Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid cancer in childhood and the most common cancer in infancy, with an annual incidence of about 650 new cases per year in the United States.