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Photovoice: Through the eyes of teens with cancer

May 19, 2021

Photovoice is a therapeutic photography program focused on creating a supportive peer-focused environment aimed at bringing a voice to teens with varying cancer diagnoses.

Five-year-old Scarlett gets a virtual tour of SickKids labs

June 11, 2021

SickKids staff help answer Scarlett’s curious questions about what happens to her blood after it’s drawn.

Discovering how a rare cancer grows: SickKids researchers uncover genetics behind adrenal gland cancer

January 13, 2015

Researchers at SickKids led the largest genetic analysis of children with adrenocortical cancer, a rare cancer which occurs predominantly in infants and young children and in adults over 60 years old.

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SickKids scientists discover how mutations depress platelet production and increase leukemia risk

March 27, 2015

Researchers at SickKids have shown for the first time how mutations in the ETV6 gene, that increase the risk of developing leukemia, can also interfere with production of platelets.

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Eric Bouffet elected President of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology

April 16, 2015

Dr. Eric Bouffet, Director of the Paediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at SickKids, has been elected President of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP).

New Toronto Paediatric Cancer Stage principles provide expert consensus on the collection of paediatric cancer stages in population-based cancer registries

March 29, 2016

Dr. Sumit Gupta, Staff Oncologist and Clinician Investigator at SickKids and Dr. Lindsay Frazier, Associate Professor, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, convened a panel of experts and advocacy stakeholders in Toronto to establish …

SickKids recognizes siblings’ experiences in cancer journey with 4th annual Sibling Appreciation Day

June 9, 2015

On Saturday, June 6, Jacob, Noah and 18 other siblings of kids with cancer or other blood disorders were honoured at “It’s All About Me”, the 4th annual Sibling Appreciation Day at SickKids.

Uncovering the mysteries of relapsed brain tumours

February 3, 2021

Findings from a large international study on the genomic profile of medulloblastoma at the time of relapse may lay foundation for future clinical trials to develop new therapeutic strategies.

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SickKids receives funding for brain cancer research on World Cancer Day

February 5, 2015

In celebration of World Cancer Day, the Honorable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced funding for over 80 new cancer research projects across Canada; two of which are for researchers at SickKids.

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Together, we are standing up to Cancer

February 4, 2016

On World Cancer Day, SickKids was the venue for an announcement of $11.7 million in cancer research funding. This SU2C Canada Dream Team will focus on brain cancer stem cells, in both adults and children, which can be resistant to treatment and …

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