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June 2, 2017

Dr. Michael P. Link is the recipient of the 2017 Pediatric Oncology Award in recognition of his dedication to advancing the field of pediatric oncology by finding new strategies in the management of common childhood cancers. 

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June 2, 2017

Dr. Susan L. Weiner founder and director of the Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy and long-time pediatric brain cancer advocate, is the recipient of the 2017 Partners in Progress Award. 

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May 25, 2017

A key question that remains unanswered is whether interventions that prevent or reduce risk for severe, disabling, life-threatening, or fatal chronic conditions will mitigate mortality risks for children with cancer.

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June 7, 2016

Intensification of myeloablative therapy with tandem autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) improved the probability of survival in patients with high-risk neuroblastoma, with no increase in toxicity, according to a Late Breaking Abstract (LBA3).

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June 7, 2016

Patients with neuroblastoma showed encouraging response to immunotherapy with an anti-GD2 antibody, but addition of subcutaneous interleukin-2 resulted in increased toxicity with no apparent benefit. 

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May 26, 2016

Susan L. Cohn, MD, a pediatric oncologist at the University of Chicago, is the 2016 recipient of the Pediatric Oncology Award. She is being recognized for her research on neuroblastoma and her leadership role in bringing together scientists worldwide to share their knowledge and expertise.

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May 26, 2016

Cancer affects everyone, and the impact of the disease extends beyond the patient to those close to them. Himself a cancer survivor, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo founded the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation to raise money to support families fighting cancer and for cancer research.

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May 31, 2015

Whereas the ties between a cancer diagnosis and financial toxicity are well established, for the first time a correlation has been made between severe financial distress and increased early mortality in patients with cancer.

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May 31, 2015

The randomized phase III TOAD trial investigated whether immediate intervention with androgen deprivation therapy would improve overall survival compared with delayed androgen deprivation therapy in patients with prostate cancer.

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May 31, 2015

LBA2: Efforts to reduce late effects of pediatric cancer treatments have reduced late mortality in those diagnosed more recently, according to new data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Deaths due to second malignant neoplasms, cardiac toxicity, and other issues have decreased.

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