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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

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
When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more