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Estrogen causes neuroblastoma cells to mature into neurons - Science Daily



Estrogen causes neuroblastoma cells to mature into neurons 
Science Daily
The present study shows that the inhibition of these microRNA molecules or estrogen therapy in combination with an overexpression of the estrogen receptor can cause aggressive neuroblastoma cells with MYCN activation to mature into neuron-like cells ...

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A new target for neuroblastoma - Medical Xpress



Medical Xpress
 
A new target for neuroblastoma 
Medical Xpress
Dai Chung, MD, and colleagues found that a non-specific SIRT inhibitor reduced the growth rate of cultured neuroblastoma cells and induced the formation of neurite-like structures consistent with neuronal differentiation (maturation). Using a genetic ...

 


'Hijacker' drives cancer in some patients with high-risk neuroblastoma - Science Daily



'Hijacker' drives cancer in some patients with high-risk neuroblastoma 
Science Daily
Researchers have identified mechanisms that drive about 10 percent of high-risk neuroblastoma cases and have used a new approach to show how the cancer genome "hijacks" DNA that regulates other genes. The resulting insights may help scientists develop ...

 


The Female Sex Hormone Estrogen Could Help to Fight Neuroblastoma - Labiotech.eu (blog)



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The Female Sex Hormone Estrogen Could Help to Fight Neuroblastoma 
Labiotech.eu (blog)
Estrogen receptors are switched off in aggressive cases of neuroblastoma so scientists have tested boosting estrogen activity to fight the disease. Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm have found that there could be a role for the ...

 


10-year-old Kane wants you to know his story and how cancer changed his life - Centre Daily Times



Centre Daily Times
 
10-year-old Kane wants you to know his story and how cancer changed his life 
Centre Daily Times
The 10-year-old lifted his jersey after a Wednesday basketball practice, pointed at it and said he was proud of the mark that symbolizes a time when his life was a coin toss ? 50 percent of children with high-risk neuroblastoma survive. There is a ...

 


Frankie Sherwood, 4, dies from neuroblastoma, the same cancer that killed Bradley Lowery - Metro



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Frankie Sherwood, 4, dies from neuroblastoma, the same cancer that killed Bradley Lowery 
Metro
A four-year-old boy has lost his fight with the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma. Newcastle United superfan Frankie Sherwood was just 18 months old when he was diagnosed after his mum noticed a lump on his stomach that turned out to be an aggressive ...
Four-year-old Frankie Sherwood passes away after battle with neuroblastoma ITV News
Frankie Sherwood: How the brave little hero fought until the end against neuroblastoma ChronicleLive
Brave Frankie Sherwood, 4, who captured hearts of nation dies from same condition that killed tragic Bradley Lowery The Sun
Mirror.co.uk  -talkRADIO (press release) 
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'Hijacker' drives cancer in some patients with high-risk neuroblastoma - Medical Xpress



Medical Xpress
 
'Hijacker' drives cancer in some patients with high-risk neuroblastoma 
Medical Xpress
Researchers have identified mechanisms that drive about 10 percent of high-risk neuroblastoma cases and have used a new approach to show how the cancer genome "hijacks" DNA that regulates other genes. The resulting insights ...

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Brave Robyn 'cancer-free' but ?200k fundraising fight goes on - Herald.ie



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Brave Robyn 'cancer-free' but ?200k fundraising fight goes on 
Herald.ie
Doctors in the US have told the family of a teenager who has battled cancer since the age of three that she has had her first clear scan in years. Robyn Smyth (13), from Whitehall, Dublin, has been fighting the aggressive cancer, neuroblastoma, for 10 ...

 


Kickball tourney to benefit girl with stage 4 neuroblastoma - Community Advocate



Community Advocate
 
Kickball tourney to benefit girl with stage 4 neuroblastoma 
Community Advocate
Hudson/Marlborough ? Organizers of the 17th annual Snowflake Festival Charity Kickball Tournament are currently seeking base sponsors, raffle prizes, and teams to compete Saturday, March 3, on the field at Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959. This year's ...

 


Isla Caton: Family of little girl with rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma raise 150000 to get lifesaving treatment - Evening Standard



Evening Standard
 
Isla Caton: Family of little girl with rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma raise 150000 to get lifesaving treatment 
Evening Standard
Neuroblastoma is a rare type of cancer that mostly affects babies and young children. It develops from specialised nerve cells (neuroblasts) left behind from a baby's development in the womb. Neuroblastoma most commonly occurs in one of the adrenal ...