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Entries from November 2014

TWIPO #45 ~ Immunotherapy Vaccine for Immunotherapy Vaccine for High-Grade Gliomas

November 18th, 2014 · Comments

In the most recent episode of This Week in Pediatric Oncology, co-hosts Dr. Nilay Shah (Nationwide Children’s Hospital), Dr. Timothy Cripe (Nationwide Children’s Hospital), and Dr. Lionel Chow (Cincinnati Children’s) discuss the promising results of a study published in the July issue of Journal of Clinical Oncology among children with an aggressive brain tumor after receiving immunotherapy. To see a summary of the study, click here

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Tags: brain tumor · immunotherapy · vaccines

TWIPO #44 ~ ANR Recap: Interview With Professor Michelle Haber and Professor Andrew Pearson

November 10th, 2014 · Comments

In the most recent episode of This Week in Pediatric Oncology (TWiPO), the first podcast focusing on pediatric cancer research, co-hosts Dr. Keri Stretby (Nationwide Children’s Hospital) and Dr. Nilay Shah (Nationwide Children’s Hospital), caught up with Professor Michelle Haber (Executive Director at Children’s Cancer Institute in Australia and Professor Andrew Pearson of the Cancer Research UK. In this 26-minute podcast, both researchers discuss the future of neuroblastoma, specifically looking at precision medicine, the role of gene sequencing and the role of international collaboration to bring new therapies into the clinic.

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Tags: neuroblastoma