1. New Drug May Overcome Treatment Resistance in a High-risk Children’s Cancer | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    CHOP researchers have identified a powerful new drug with “unparalleled” strength against refractory types of neuroblastoma.

    Pediatric oncologists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have reported their latest results in devising new treatments for stubbornly deadly forms of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

    Building on their previous experiences in treating some refractory subtypes of neuroblastoma with the anticancer drug crizotinib, the researchers have identified a powerful new drug with “unparalleled” strength against forms of the cancer that resist crizotinib.

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