Researchers Find NTRK fusions more common than expected in pediatric tumors — ScienceDaily

In a large study of pediatric cancer patients, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have analyzed the frequency, fusion partners, and clinical outcome of neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) fusions, which are clinical biomarkers that identify patients suitable for treatment with FDA-approved TRK inhibitors. The researchers found that NTRK fusions are more common in […]

Pediatric ER saw steep drop in asthma visits during spring COVID-19 lockdown

IMAGE: There was a steep drop in pediatric asthma visits to one ER during COVID-19 lockdown. view more  Credit: ATS Dec. 4, 2020– A new study published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society discusses a steep drop off from prior years in asthma-related emergency department (ED) visits at Boston Children’s Hospital during the […]