Latest Texas Children's Cancer Center Stories

2011-06-21 12:39:41

Two Baylor College of Medicine doctors have received support for their research from Alex's Lemonade Stand, a nonprofit group dedicated to fighting pediatric cancer.

2011-06-21 08:40:00

Cancer Number One Death by Disease in Children; Triathlon Inspired by Bethesda Second Grade Student and Leukemia Patient Ryan Darby who will race this year Raises Funds For Families in Treatment and Raises Awareness of Impact of Childhood Cancer BETHESDA, Md., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second-annual JUST TRYAN IT triathlon held Sunday, June 19 generated over 285 participants and 1000 spectators, and raised over $85,000 to benefit the Georgetown Hospital's Pediatric...

2011-06-01 00:06:40

One of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the U.S.

2011-05-31 08:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, has awarded $200,000 in grants to the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the United States, and home to the Center for Childhood Cancer Research. "Physician-scientists within the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at The Children's Hospital of...

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.

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.

2011-03-30 14:10:00

PLANO, Texas, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano as a result of surveys performed during 2010.

2011-03-28 21:39:56

Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have received an additional $15.9 million in the new round of grants announced by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas Thursday.

2011-03-22 15:26:41

Baylor College of Medicine researchers at Texas Children's Cancer Center and their collaborators at The Methodist Hospital have launched two phase I clinical studies using immunotherapy to treat glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive type of brain cancer in both children and adults.

2011-02-01 22:09:29

Rice University bioengineers and physician-scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have successfully destroyed tumors of human brain cancer cells in the first animal tests of a minimally invasive treatment that zaps glioma tumors with heat.

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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