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Hepatoblastoma

Hepatoblastoma is a rare tumor that originates in the cells of the liver. It typically begins in the right lobe of the liver. Hepablastoma cells can also spread to other areas of the body, most commonly the lungs.

Latest Hepatoblastoma grants

George Q. Daley, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Boston Children's Hospital
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2016
Jennifer Kalish, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Pennsylvania
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2013
Wolfram Goessling, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2012

Latest Hepatoblastoma blog posts

As a child, Jennifer was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare cancer that originates in the lobes of the liver. While in treatment, Jennifer’s nurse Pat Brophy, who was also ALSF Founder Alex Scott’s nurse, supported Jennifer and her... more
by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known as larotrectinib... more