Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors
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.
Erin Harkins, who is being treated at Dana-Farber for Ewing’s sarcoma, attended A Prom to Remember for teens fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors, CopingWithCancer
Dr. Sung-Yun Pai led a study that found children with the immune disorder known as “bubble boy disease” who received stem cell transplants within three-and-a-half months of birth had the highest rates of survival.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, PatientEducation
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
Tags: BasicResearch, ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors
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