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Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant News

masthead pediatric bmt newsletter

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Fall 2013

Date: August 13, 2013

Mortality rates for many childhood cancers have declined by more than 50 percent over the past three decades.

But this overall positive trend can’t hide the stubbornly high mortality rates still seen in certain pediatric malignancies. Much of our highest-powered pediatric research in bone marrow transplantation (BMT), genomics, and immunotherapy is now aimed at these lethal cancers.

This issue includes articles about progress on two fronts in treating the most challenging pediatric malignancies:

  • Fighting Leukemia with Engineered T Cells
  • New Targeted Radiation for High-Risk Neuroblastoma 

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