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Childhood Cancer, Cancer Research

Liquid Biopsies on the Horizon for Children with Solid Cancers

Cancer researchers continue to make progress in developing tests using liquid biopsies that could complement and even serve as an alternative to traditional tissue biopsies.…

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Treatments, Childhood Cancer

Dexrazoxane Protects the Heart Long Term for Kids Being Treated for Cancer

Today, more than 80% of children diagnosed with cancer are alive 5 years after treatment. This is one of the biggest successes of pediatric medicine…

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Childhood Cancer, Pregnancy

Good News and Cautions about Pregnancy for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Some good news for childhood cancer survivors First, the good news: Survivors of childhood cancer who became pregnant in adulthood are as likely to have…

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Childhood Cancer

Seeing a Promising Future for Progress against Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer: Examples of Recent Progress 1982, Dr. Mariano Barbacid, a researcher working at NCI, and his colleagues identified a gene, called NTRK, that could…

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