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NBC DFW:Zebrafish Used in Fight Against Childhood Cancer

December 12, 2017

Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly, and take up little room. But most important; they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly. This gives doctors …


The Lancet: Health-care delivery for long-term survivors of childhood cancer

December 9, 2017

Health-care delivery for long-term survivors of childhood cancer In their Article in The Lancet (Dec 9, p 2569),1 Bhakta and colleagues provide compelling data and novel statistical analysis to quantify the overwhelming lifetime cumulative burden of ch …


ABC12: Zebrafish helping in the fight against cancer

December 8, 2017

Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room. And they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly. This gives doctors a clear view of w …


Cancer Knowledge Network: What is the International Consensus on Screening for Heart Problems in Childhood Cancer Survivors?

October 19, 2017

RESEARCH:  The Lancet Oncology:  Recommendations for cardiomyopathy surveillance for survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group.  Experts in late effects screening from …


Business Wire: Genomic Vision – Report of the LSR R&D Day

October 18, 2017

Genomic Vision (Paris:GV) (Euronext: FR0011799907 – GV), a company specialized in the development of diagnostic tests for the early detection of cancers and genetic diseases, today reports of its second R&D Day which took place on October 16 in Par …


San Antonio Express-News: Zebra fish help UT Health researcher find treatments for childhood cancers

October 9, 2017

Kennedie Bailey celebrated her 11th birthday in May with a sleepover, but she can’t remember much about the details because, shortly after, she was shocked to learn that she had a rare cancer. Aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma develops from connective tissue …


San Antonio Express-News: Zebra fish help UT Health researcher find treatments for childhood cancers

October 9, 2017

Kennedie Bailey celebrated her 11th birthday in May with a sleepover, but she can’t remember much about the details because, shortly after, she was shocked to learn that she had a rare cancer. Aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma develops from connective tissue …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Chemotherapy Exposure and EKG Changes: What Do They Mean?

October 5, 2017

Pediatric Blood and Cancer: Electrophysiological effects of anthracyclines in adult survivors of pediatric malignancy. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital conducted a retrospective chart review of 147 survivors of childhood cancer that were now over …


Medical Xpress: Anti-RAS antibodies show poor reliability in recognizing RAS proteins

October 5, 2017

Researchers from the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio co-authored a paper published Sept. 26 in Science Signaling that looks at the reliability of a common research tool to study RAS cancer mutations. RAS mutations …


CPRIT (YouTube) Dr. Peter Houghton on Childhood Cancer Research

October 4, 2017