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Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

Category: Science blog May 3, 2017 4 comments

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.

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Cellular ‘kryptonite’ poses challenges in tackling childhood nerve cancer

Category: Science blog August 1, 2015 1 comment

Our scientists have discovered that neuroblastoma cells can produce a cellular ‘kryptonite’ that seems to sap the power from nearby immune cells.

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“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story

Category: Science blog July 25, 2014 6 comments

Read Professor Andy Pearson’s story, exploring his career researching childhood cancer and what the future holds for the BEACON neuroblastoma trial.

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A groundbreaking clinical trial for children with aggressive neuroblastoma

Category: Science blog August 13, 2013 1 comment

Neuroblastoma is a type of childhood cancer and our researchers are pioneering new clinical trials to tackle aggressive forms of the disease – how does it work?

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The challenge of spotting cancers in children

Category: Science blog April 24, 2013 4 comments

Spotting childhood cancer early has a huge impact on how effectively that cancer can be treated – we cover the important signs for parents to watch out for.

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New trial brings pioneering treatment to children with cancer in the UK

Category: Science blog December 10, 2009 Comments are closed

Cancer in children is not common. And although this is something to be thankful for, it can make things a…

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