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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

Jennifer Kalish, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Epidemiology Grants, Awarded 2019
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

Latest Hepatoblastoma blog posts

As the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Director of Science, I work to evaluate our funded research projects to track progress and find gaps in funding so that we can direct more research dollars to the largest areas of need, and to... more
Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer and one of the most common types of pediatric sarcomas. 

Treatments seemed to work for a little while, but then the cancer spread to Taylor’s lung. After... more
When I was 13 months old, I was diagnosed with a “one in a million” liver cancer called hepatoblastoma. By the time I was 2 years old I had endured 15 rounds of chemotherapy and three surgeries, including an 80% liver resection. ... more