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Latest News

New Treatment Approach Significantly Improves Outcomes for Pediatric Patients with Kidney Cancer

A new approach to treating children diagnosed with bilateral Wilms tumors (BWT) significantly improved event-free survival (EFS), or the length of time a patient does not experience complications or recurrence of cancer following treatment, and overall survival (OS) rates after four years when compared to historical rates, according to a Children’s Oncology Group study published in the September issue of the Annals of Surgery.

Finalists selected for $250K pediatric medical device competition

Twelve finalists have been selected to pitch their pediatric medical device innovation during the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation competition at the Fifth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium. Hosted by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System, the Symposium will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in San Jose, Calif.

New published study shows incisionless surgery with MR-HIFU highly effective in destroying painful bone tumors

Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovationhave completed a clinical trial that demonstrates how osteoid osteoma, a benign but painful bone tumor that commonly occurs in children and young adults, can be safely and successfully treated using an incisionless surgery method called magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU).