PCRF Blog

Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto

Categories: Researchers

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford University       Dr. Sakamoto sends her most heartfelt and sincerest “thank you” to all the members of the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation for their dedication and commitment to children with cancer. She has been studying the causes of acute leukemia in children for over 20 years! PCRF is …

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Dr. Anshu Malhotra

Categories: Researchers

Emory University     Dr. Malhotra has focused her research on medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor in children below the age of 10. The cure rate is about 70%, but the survivors are beset with long-term devastating side effects ranging from behavioral to cognitive disorders. The need is to develop therapies that would …

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Dr. Wei Li

Categories: Researchers

Penn State College of Medicine     Brain tumors are a major class of pediatric cancers. These tumors arise in the cranium or central spinal canal. Because of the limited space of the intracranial cavity, brain tumors are usually inherently serious and life-threatening. Despite major advances in neuroimaging and neurosurgical techniques over the past decades, …

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Dr. Margarita Gutova

Categories: Researchers

Beckman Research City of Hope       Dr. Margarita Gutova’s team at City of Hope Medical Center is partnering with Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute to test a novel neural stem cell therapy for the pediatric brain tumor medulloblastoma. Medulloblastomas are the most common malignant childhood brain tumors. Despite recent …

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Jaxon

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Jaxon – Right Here, Right Now So what does a young boy do to fill the long hours in a hospital awaiting treatments and tests? Well, if you are Jaxon, you get busy curing pediatric cancer! Jaxon asked his frineds to help too. They all made bracelets and sold them all over town. Thanks to …

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