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Neuroblastoma is a type of childhood cancer that most commonly originates in the adrenal glands, but can also develop in the nerve tissues in the neck, chest, abdomen or pelvis. It is the most common extracranial solid tumor cancer in childhood and the most common cancer infancy. Neuroblastoma is divided into three risk categories: low, intermediate and high risk. 

Latest Neuroblastoma grants

Michael Chorny, PhD, Garrett M. Brodeur, PhD & Ivan S. Alferiev, PhD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2019
Jun Qi, PhD & A. Thomas Look, PhD, Principal Investigator
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2019
Adam Wolpaw, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2019

Latest Neuroblastoma blog posts

On October 24, 2019, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) lost a member of our Foundation family. ALSF employee and childhood cancer hero, Elijah Talley passed away at the age of 18.

Each of us at ALSF has a fond memory of Elijah--... 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
Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more