Published on: September 22, 2020
Childhood cancer survivors often have a higher risk for getting a second cancer later in life. Early screening can help, but not enough survivors are getting the screenings recommended by the Children’s Oncology Group (COG). One researcher is trying to change that by gathering better evidence on the effectiveness of early breast cancer screening for women who received radiation to the chest as children.
Published on: September 15, 2020
American Cancer Society grantee Andras Heczey, MD, is trying to adapt the technique known as CAR T-cell therapy to cure children with neuroblastoma by using natural killer T cells. He's trying the treatment for the first time in children in a phase 1 clinical trial.
Published on: September 7, 2020
American Cancer Society grantee Abby Rosenberg, MD, MS, MA, developed and runs a coaching program to help cancer patients ages 12 through 25 build skills that improve resilience.
Published on: September 1, 2020
American Cancer Society grantee Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH, conducts research to help pediatric oncologists communicate more effectively with their patients' parents to make treatment decisions less stressful.