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Retinoblastoma News (3 articles)

Gene identified as a new target for treatment of aggressive childhood eye tumor

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project findings help solve mystery of retinoblastoma’s rapid growth in work that also yields a new treatment target and possible therapy.Memphis, Tennessee-- New findings from the St. Jude Children’s...

Published on 12 January 2012, 07:22

Childhood eye tumor made up of hybrid cells with jumbled development

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists lead research that settles a century-old debate about retinoblastoma’s beginnings and identify new targets for treating the childhood eye tumor.A research team led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists has identified a...

Published on 15 August 2011, 12:21

Targeted Agent Blocked Growth of Deadly Brain Cancer in Preclinical Studies

The drug, now being tested in other cancers, provides new hope for treatment of glioblastoma.Washington, DC – A drug already in clinical trials to treat a variety of tumors shows a remarkable ability to shut down growth of glioblastoma in both laboratory cells and in animals, say researchers...

Published on 31 March 2010, 08:08