See also our related blog for the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Initiative.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Rally Foundation 'Legacy Gift' Project

Matthew presented the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research's Legacy Gift project via a booth at the Children's Oncology Group meeting this week in Dallas, Texas.  This project's goal is to developing tissue resources for tumor cell culture and patient-derived xenografts of rare childhood cancers.  Autopsy-derived samples ("legacy gifts") are a major emphasis of this project... with a rationale that the most resistant tumor to develop better treatments. 
Please see also the Rally Foundation parent interview at  Have some tissues ready.