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    1. CureWorks Collaborative Launches to Accelerate Development of Immunotherapy Treatments for Childhood Cancers, Increase Access to Clinical Trials

      Seattle Children's, with participating members Children's National Health System, BC Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has launched CureWorks, an international collaborative of leading academic children's hospitals determined to accelerate the development of immunotherapy treatments for childhood cancer. CureWorks focuses on expanding immunotherapy trials and patient access around the world, as well as sharing data and collective expertise to advance novel cell therapies.

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    2. CHLA Researcher Awarded $1.9 Million by NIH to Study Novel Approach to Battling Neuroblastoma

      CHLA Researcher Awarded $1.9 Million by NIH to Study Novel Approach to Battling Neuroblastoma

      Muller Fabbri, MD, PhD, of the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded $1.9 million by the National Cancer Institute of the NIH to further his research on neuroblastoma.

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    3. The rocky road to developing new children’s cancer treatments

      The rocky road to developing new children’s cancer treatments

      It takes years to develop drugs that target a specific cancer-causing mutation. Dr Claire Bithell reflects on the promises of targeting ALK mutations in neuroblastoma – a common type of childhood cancer. There was great excitement when researchers linked cancer-causing gene ALK to a children’s cancer called neuroblastoma back in 2008. Although we live in an era of personalised medicine for many adult cancers, progress has been much slower in children.

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    4. How we're fighting neuroblastoma

      A new storyline in Coronation Street will help to raise awareness about neuroblastoma – a devastating cancer which often affects very young children. Henry French writes on how this awareness could improve treatment for this disease and other childhood cancers. Neuroblastoma is a major focus for research led by our childhood cancer experts here at the ICR.

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