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, Featured, ChildhoodCancer, JimmyFund
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.
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.
Lisa Scherber commented on the recent visit from Santa Claus to patients at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
Dr. Lisa Diller commented on the effects that childhood cancer treatment can have on adult survivors.
Kieran discusses the challenges, the obstacles, and the ultimate joy of
overseeing one of the country’s foremost pediatric brain-tumor programs.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors
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.
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