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    1. New Tumor Database Deployed to Battle Childhood Cancer at UC Santa Cruz

      New Tumor Database Deployed to Battle Childhood Cancer at UC Santa Cruz

      The Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative researchers at UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and the St. Baldrick's Foundation are making a 11,000+ tumor database available for use by all researchers in the pediatric cancer community and beyond in our continued battle to take childhood back from cancer. The database contains RNA-Seq gene expression data, as well as age, disease, and sex.

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      Mentions: Genetics
    2. New research points to potential for more targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumors

      New research points to potential for more targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumors

      ( University of Chicago Medical Center ) Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research by the University of Chicago Medicine. The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for particularly deadly variations of the cancer.

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      Mentions: MYCN
    3. St. Baldrick's Foundation Announces the Childhood Cancer STAR Act was Approved by the House and Now Moves to the Senate

      St. Baldrick's Foundation Announces the Childhood Cancer STAR Act was Approved by the House and Now Moves to the Senate

      "The St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, is excited to announce that the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research) Act has passed the House of Representatives and is now moving on to the Senate. The Childhood Cancer STAR Act is an important bipartisan legislation designed to advance pediatric cancer research and child-focused cancer treatments, while also improving childhood cancer surveillance, and providing enhanced resources for survivors and those impacted by kids' cancers."

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      Mentions: Treatment
    4. Landmark Lions project to provide genome sequencing to hundreds of Aussie kids with cancer

      ( Garvan Institute of Medical Research ) Hundreds of Australian children with high-risk cancer will have access to new genome sequencing technologies that could guide their treatment, following the announcement today of substantial Lions Club funding for the Lions Kids Cancer Genome Project -- an important new component of the Zero Childhood Cancer Program for diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.

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      Mentions: Genetics
    5. Tim Colby Plays for Beat Cancer Today for Childhood Cancer Research

      Tim Colby Plays for Beat Cancer Today for Childhood Cancer Research

      Thousands of people have descended on the Rio Convention Center with dreams of pocketing $10 million for winning the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event. Hopes of epic vacations, dream cars and for some pros, the chance to get out of makeup, are all high on Day 1. But Tim Colby is here a different reason altogether – he’s here to beat childhood cancer. Colby and his wife Tami are at the WSOP to raise money for the beatcancertoday.org foundation.

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    6. The New York Genome Center® And The Sohn Conference Foundation Announce Multi-Institutional... -- NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

      The New York Genome Center® And The Sohn Conference Foundation Announce Multi-Institutional... -- NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

      /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Genome Center (NYGC) and The Sohn Conference Foundation announced today the launch of The Sohn Collaborative for Pediatric Cancer Research, a multi-institutional effort with the goal of fighting two devastating childhood cancers: pediatric leukemia and neuroblastoma. This collaboration draws together some of leading medical research organizations to advance the clinical understanding of these cancers.

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      Mentions: Surgery
    7. CNCF' Parent Education Conference | CNCF

      CNCF' Parent Education Conference | CNCF

      The Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation Parent Education conference is being held from 17-20 July 2014.

       

      Neuroblastoma researchers from around the country are developing new treatments and therapies to improve survival rates and reduce the long-term effects of treatment. Meet some of them at the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation’s 11th annual Parent Education and Medical Conference.

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    8. NB Parent Meeting in Central London July 23

      July 23, 2011 ~ Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Alliance (NCCA) Parent Meeting in Central London, UK

      An open meeting for parents to meet and discuss NB topics. Donna Ludwinski will present history of frontline NB treatment, relapse therapies, and current research in US and Europe. Other speakers TBD. See meeting poster for details: NB Parent Meeting London 23 July 2011

      http://www.childrenscancer.org.uk/

      http://j-a-c-k.org/

      Travel supported by NCCA and J-A-C-K Foundation

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      Mentions: Treatment Relapse
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