November 13, 2018

Living past leukemia: Survivorship and lasting side effects

When cancer therapy is over, patients should obtain a copy of their treatment summary and schedule an appointment with a survivorship clinic.
November 8, 2018

New “multi-omic” research projects launched to confront the complexity of glioblastoma and pediatric brain tumor treatment development

The National Cancer Institute announced funding totaling $4 million for new adult and pediatric brain cancer research projects. Project HOPE (High-Grade Glioma-Omics in Pediatric and AYA) will use single-cell sequencing approaches designed to capture critical information on tumor cell types and the tumor microenvironment that are missed by traditional sequencing techniques.
November 6, 2018

Napavine Restaurant Manager Shaves Head To Support Local Boy Diagnosed With Leukemia

Over the summer, 2-year-old Björn Roth was diagnosed with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He is currently at Seattle Children’s Hospital for a chimeric antigen receptor study (CAR-T trial).
October 31, 2018

Seattle Children’s launches trial aimed at solid cancer tumors

Seattle Children’s is working on immunotherapy for solid tumors like 8-year-old Mason's so that he and other kids can avoid harmful medicines and procedures. The STRIvE-01 trial is currently recruiting children with solid tumor cancers that either couldn’t be cured or reoccurred.