Childhood Cancers

‘You Never Know When Things Could Change in an Instant’ Says Pediatric Cancer Survivor

October 7th 2020, 9:00pm


In an interview with CURE®, Emily Whitehead details her journey as a pediatric cancer survivor and how you won’t be able to predict it.

Coping With Pediatric Cancer in the Time of COVID

October 1st 2020, 3:00pm


On this week’s episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, pediatric cancer patient Jelena and mom Andrea join us to talk about what it was like facing cancer and a pandemic at the same time, and how they were excited to partner with St. Baldrick’s to raise money for pediatric cancer research.

The ABC’s of Pediatric Cancer

September 24th 2020, 3:00pm


In this week’s episode of the CURE® Talks Cancer podcast, we chat with Dr. Tanja Gruber, the chief of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation at Stanford Children’s Health, about how pediatric cancer treatment is evolving thanks to advances in treatments like immunotherapy, and what parents should do after their child receives a diagnosis.

Coming of Age: New Research Efforts are Improving Treatment of Childhood Blood Cancers

September 23rd 2020, 6:00pm


For years, childhood blood cancers were understudied forcing patients’ treatments into a one size-fits-all approach. But new efforts are changing that.

Never Ever Give Up: Dick Vitale's Passion for Fighting Pediatric Cancer

July 22nd 2020, 10:00pm


The V Foundation is set to host its annual Dick Vitale Gala on Sept. 4, 2020, virtually, to help raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer.

Algorithm Matches Pediatric Patients with Cancer to Precision Medicines

May 29th 2020, 6:00pm


Utilizing data from the INFORM registry, researchers were able to identify key biologic targets in pediatric patients with cancer utilizing an algorithm that matched them to targeted treatments with promising results.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on May 8, 2020

May 8th 2020, 7:18pm


From a 105-year-old cancer survivor recovering from COVID-19 to a 7-year-old finishing his last chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma and also beating COVID-19, here’s what’s making the headlines in the cancer landscape this week.

Dick Vitale: Working Toward Victory Over Pediatric Cancer

May 7th 2020, 5:49pm


In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale on his passion as a longtime champion to achieve victory over cancer.

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Pediatric Neurofibromatosis Type 1

April 11th 2020, 1:20am


The Food and Drug Administration approved Koselugo to treat pediatric patients aged 2 years or older with neurofibromatosis type 1, a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves.

Study Findings Highlight Need for Monitoring of Pediatric Cancer Survivors

January 29th 2020, 12:55am


A microsimulation model found that evolving approaches are associated with improved life expectancy among childhood cancer survivors – particularly for those who received chemotherapy alone.