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  • Dr. Joanne Wolfe commented on the pressing need for improvements in the care of pediatric cancer patients, despite research showing increased survival rates in the group.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer

  • Dr. Rosalind Segal led a study that identified a protein critical to both the normal development of the brain and the development of medulloblastoma, a fast-growing brain tumor that usually strikes children younger than 10.

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  • Dr. Sidney Farber – as featured in the PBS film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” – was described as an unsung hero of cancer research for his efforts in discovering the use of chemotherapy as a form of treatment for pediatric cancer patients.

Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer

  • Dr. Sidney Farber – as featured in the PBS film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” – was described as an unsung hero of cancer research for his efforts in discovering the use of chemotherapy as a form of treatment for pediatric cancer patients.

Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer, JimmyFund

  • Dr. Stephen Sallan received the Pediatric Oncology Award and Lecture as part of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Special Awards Program, which recognizes achievements in the field of pediatric oncology.

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  • Dr. Joanne Wolfe, director of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team, or PACT, at Dana Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, commented on the challenges of pediatric palliative care.

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  • Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center patient Carrick Wood went home for the first time on Christmas after spending the first six months of his life being treated for leukemia.

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  • Lisa Scherber commented on the recent visit from Santa Claus to patients at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

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  • Dr. Lisa Diller commented on the effects that childhood cancer treatment can have on adult survivors.

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  • Dr. Stephen Sallan commented on drugmakers neglecting to fund research on pediatric cancers.

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