Neuroblastoma Research

  • New Drug for Pediatric Neuroblastoma Shows Promise in Preclinical Studies
    Posted: December 17, 2015

    An international research team has identified a possible new treatment target for pediatric neuroblastoma and is planning an early-stage clinical trial of a drug that inhibits this target.

  • Drug used in NIH-supported trial shows benefit in children with previously treated cancers
    Posted: May 16, 2012

    Young patients with some types of advanced cancer, for whom standard treatment had failed, had their tumors disappear during treatment with a drug that both targets and blocks a protein associated with their disease. These findings are from a Phase I, multicenter trial, led by investigators from the Children's Oncology Group (COG), and supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health.