Pediatric Cancers

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Adults Surviving Pediatric Cancer Show an Increased Risk of Suicidal Thoughts ...  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
TopCancerNews.comEven in the cases of adults who survived pediatric cancers and presented depression states, the physical state remained a decisive factor in the suicide ...

Aggressive Childhood Nerve Cancer Shows a Weakness  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportNeuroblastoma is the most common non-brain cancer in children, accounting for roughly 10 percent of pediatric cancers overall and 10 percent of childhood ...

Children's Hearing Loss From Cisplatin Chemotherapy Associated With Gene Variants  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
MedscapeInterestingly, ototoxicity was far less frequent in children with germ-cell tumors (6.6%) than with other pediatric cancers (26.8%; P = .0006). ...

Pink has cancer survivor feeling blue, seeing red  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Sioux City JournalIt accounts for 1 percent of all cancers in adults, 20 percent of all pediatric cancers. The three-year mortality rate is 75 percent. ...

Proton cancer therapy is promising, but pricey  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Dayton Daily News...said protons are being used to treat localized cancers of the brain, head, neck, eyes, prostate and lungs, early breast cancer and pediatric cancers. ...

Incyte Corporation Q3 2009 Earnings Call Transcript  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Seeking Alpha (blog)Therefore the Children's Oncology Group researchers believe JAK inhibitors may be effective treatments in high risk pediatric cancers. ...

'Lifestyle modifications can help prevent cancer up to 40 per cent'  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Expressindia.comIt surpasses 90 per cent in early stage and pediatric cancers. But a majority of cancer patients in India reach the cancer specialist at an advanced stage. ...

Benefit Match For Gutkowski  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Hudson Valley PressTen percent of every check that had a voucher was donated to Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: Pediatric Cancers in the name of Raeanna Gutkowski. ...

First Patients Complete Treatment at ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma ...  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Patients with head and neck, brain, central nervous system, prostate and some pediatric cancers, among others, will be treated at the 60000 sq. ft. facility ...

Circulating Blood Cells Are Important Predictors Of Cancer Spread ...  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)..."Understanding the process of tumor vessel development in pediatric cancers is of utmost importance as pediatric patients are in dire need of new treatment

UF Proton Beam Center to celebrate third anniversary  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Jacksonville Daily RecordAn excellent example, he added, is treatment of pediatric cancers involving the brain and spinal column. With traditional X-ray therapy, thyroid gland

Removing Brain Tumors  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
TheDenverChannel.comBrain tumors are the second most common form of cancer in children and make up about 25 percent of all pediatric cancers. Over 3400 children are diagnosed

13th Annual NJ Golf Classic raises nearly $60K for families ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
The Star-Ledger - links for a beautiful day of golf and giving, raising nearly $60000 to further Family Reach's mission to help families fighting pediatric cancers!

A perfect pitch: Local boy throws out first ball at Fenway Park  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
Cohasset MarinerThe realized dream was made even sweeter knowing that it was made possible by raising money to help find a cure for pediatric cancers.

Twin City Polo Classic Sunday, August 2nd  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
KAREThis is the 20th year for the Twin Cities premiere polo event benefiting the Children's Cancer Research Fund. CCRF's goal is to eradicate, Toledo's News Leader, News 11 | Clyde update: Latta ...  -  ‎Jul 17, 2009‎
WTOL...and Human Services' administrative budget and directed to the National Cancer Institute in order to conduct special research into pediatric cancers.

Protecting kids in the sun  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Examiner.comMelanoma accounts for three percent of all pediatric cancers and its more prevalent in children ages ten to twenty. Ninety percent of cases occur in girls

State To Test Water In Cancer-Plagued Community  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
CBS 4...the amount of cancers occurring in The Acreage since 1995. Health officials say approximately 20 different adult and pediatric cancers have been identified.

Macy's Glamorama Friday, August 14th  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
KARE...and party for the Twin Cities benefit the Children's Cancer Research Fund, which raises money for research, treatments and a cure for pediatric cancers.

New ProCure Proton Therapy Center Celebrates Grand Opening  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎ (press release)Patients with head and neck, brain, central nervous system, prostate and some pediatric cancers, among others, will be treated at the new Center,

Napoleone Foundation slates second annual memorial tournament  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
The Daily News Online...a donation will be presented to Golisano Children's Hospital for purchasing equipment to use in their research work against pediatric cancers.

College Town  -  ‎Jul 12, 2009‎
Worcester TelegramKappa Honor Society, raised $2620 for the Jimmy Fund, which supports research of adult and pediatric cancers and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Turtle Creek pupils ride bikes for charity  -  ‎Jul 14, 2009‎
Colts Neck News Transcript...raised will be used to provide financial and emotional support to families of critically ill children and to fund medical research for pediatric cancers.

Group Helps Parents Cope With Pediatric Cancers  -  Dec 3, 2008
CBS 2,We continue our series, this time focusing on pediatric cancers from diagnosis to treatment. Lisa Sigell has the story. They are the smallest of victims

University of Dusseldorf Treats First Patient With New BSD-2000/3D ...  -  Dec 24, 2008
MSNBCProfessor Wessalowski has noted that for certain pediatric cancers, standard therapies are often not effective, and relapse therapy is often either not

GlaxoSmithKline passes on 2 Cytokinetics options  -  Dec 23, 2008
Forbes,Early testing was completed this year for treatment of leukemia, pediatric cancers and other tumors. In 2007, studies showed the drug did not produce a

Proton beam therapy: Is it the future of radiation?  -  Dec 10, 2008
HemOncToday,...any disease that can be treated with radiation, though it is most often associated with head and neck cancers, pediatric cancers and prostate cancer.

I-Bowl teams draw strength from unity  -  Dec 21, 2008
Shreveport Times,It's a modern treatment for horrible kinds of cancers, particularly pediatric cancers. The protons enter and release their energy at the tumor.

Lance Armstrong Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million With 11 Grants ...  -  Dec 16, 2008
MarketWatchCA) Preventative Survivorship "Cost Effectiveness of Cardiac Guidelines for Interventions Survivors of Pediatric Cancers" Studies show that childhood

Novelos Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Positive Results in ...  -  Dec 12, 2008
WELT ONLINE,...gastrointestinal, hematological, and pediatric cancers. Hollings Cancer Center is the largest academic-based cancer program in South Carolina. "Stocks that Standout" picks for today are ...  -  Dec 12, 2008
Trading Markets (press release),...gastrointestinal, hematological, and pediatric cancers. Hollings Cancer Center is the largest academic-based cancer program in South Carolina.

Pharmamar Presents New Results of Aplidin(R) At The 50th ASH ...  -  Dec 10, 2008 (press release),PharmaMar has four novel compounds in clinical development: Yondelis® is also in Phase II studies in prostate, breast and pediatric cancers.

No Child Left Behind  -  Oct 24, 2008 (press release),...“Our objective is to attempt to identify drugs that should be prioritized for pediatric cancers,�? he says. In doing so, the investigators may also gain more

6th Annual World of Hope dinner to be held in Carmel  -  Nov 10, 2008
Indianapolis Star,...for the medical community in the United States and around the world in the struggle against pediatric cancers and other catastrophic childhood diseases.

Neotropix(R) Announces Presentation Of Relevant Preclinical ...  -  Oct 23, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),The results support the initiation of clinical development of Neotropix's lead candidate, NTX-010 for the treatment of pediatric cancers.

Darcy's Courage Is A Lesson  -  Nov 14, 2008
Tampa Tribune,...traveling by meeting new people, sightseeing and making sure folks around me know my story so I can raise awareness about pediatric cancers.

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Receives CEO Cancer Gold ...  -  Nov 11, 2008 the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Tennessee that conducts research and provides care for adult and pediatric cancers.

Buy a pumpkin, support Boys, Girls clubs  -  Oct 26, 2008,...''Finding cures for pediatric cancers took on a special meaning for my family this year,'' Martinez said. She said her nephew is one of 10400 children

Kids Performing Daily Household Chores Helps Families Facing ...  -  Jun 16, 2008
Atlantic Highlands Herald,Westwood, NJ - Facing cancer in his own family every day, Michael Fasciano had a plan: create a non-profit foundation where the focus is kids helping kids

Cancer's forgotten generation  -  Jul 7, 2008
Globe and Mail,...(Chris Bolin for The Globe and Mail) Too old to garner the widespread sympathy and support attached to pediatric cancers, and too disparate and disorganized

Hoefflin Holds 9th Golf Annual Classic  -  Jun 14, 2008
KHTS Radio,Most importantly, the funds raised will help to give hope - hope that one day children will be free from the terrible diagnosis of pediatric cancers.

Beaumont gets OK for proton therapy  -  Jul 9, 2008,Medical experts say the therapy could be the most effective in treating pediatric cancers and tumors located in delicate parts of the body such as the eye,

Honoring her son's memory  -  Jul 3, 2008
Graham Leader,...“Neuroblastoma has one of the lowest survival rates of all pediatric cancers.�? Even if a child survives treatment and goes into remission, the chances of

NIU to offer proton beam therapy  -  Jun 22, 2008
Joliet Herald News,Proton therapy, noninvasive and painless, is preferred in treating many adult and pediatric cancers. Proton therapy is a form of radiation that stops at the

Hagerstown woman fighting cancer in children  -  Jun 23, 2008
Hagerstown Morning Herald,..."I can tell you that pediatric cancers are underfunded and under-researched," Hopkins said. The lobbying effort Monday was to speak with representatives in

School pupils raise $5000 for hospital  -  Jun 17, 2008
The Republican -,St. Jude's, located in Memphis, Tenn., is a center for the research and treatment of such catastrophic diseases in children as pediatric cancers.

Going the Distance for Kids With Cancer  -  Jun 27, 2008
FOXBusinessWhile the survival rates of other pediatric cancers have, thankfully, have improved in the last decade, our kids still face the lowest five-year survival

Cancer Ride  -  Jun 16, 2008

House passes childhood cancer bill  -  Jun 13, 2008
Brenham Banner Press,It also aims to educate and inform patients and families affected by pediatric cancers about clinical treatment options and available support services.

New Understanding of Cancer Care for Seniors, and the Well-Being ...  -  Jun 20, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Other featured topics include quality of life for survivors of pediatric cancers, survivorship of recurrent cancers, and health disparities and cancer

Petland Wesley Chapel Donates Portion of Proceeds to Local Charity  -  Jul 5, 2008
PR Web (press release),Tenn., is one of the world's premier centers for research and treatment of catastrophic diseases in children, primarily pediatric cancers.

Beaumont wins conditional approval for proton beam center  -  Jul 1, 2008
Crain's Detroit Business,...some to be effective in some prostate and pediatric cancers because it causes less damage to surrounding tissues while directing high dosages at tumors.

Carolina Regional Cancer Center Receives ACR Accreditation For ...  -  Jun 26, 2008
The Open Press (press release)...genitourinary, gastrointestinal, hematologic, neuro, and pediatric cancers. In 2004 the HCC diagnosed and/or treated more than 1947 new cancer patients,

Challenges in Realizing the Potential of Clinical Molecular Imaging  -  Jun 25, 2008
RedOrbit,In 2003, Panigrahy and colleagues compared PET/CT with PET alone in young patients with a range of pediatric cancers and found that the hybrid modality

Granholm veto will allow multiple centers: Proton-beam groups compete  -  Jun 23, 2008
Crain's Detroit Business,...some to be effective in some prostate and pediatric cancers because it causes less damage to surrounding tissues while directing high dosages at tumors.

Sunscreen, hats, shirts factor into beach gear  -  Jun 22, 2008
Press of Atlantic City,Melanoma accounts for as much as 3 percent of all pediatric cancers, and diagnosis and treatment are delayed in 40 percent of childhood melanoma cases,

Legislation aids cancer research  -  Jun 20, 2008
Post-Bulletin,This legislation provides $30 million per year through 2012 to establish special programs of research excellence in the area of pediatric cancers;

Granholm nixes proton beam collaborative  -  Jun 19, 2008
Crain's Detroit Business,Proton-beam therapy is a form of megavoltage radiation that has been suggested by some to be effective in some prostate and pediatric cancers because it

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