In the United States, cancer is the number one disease killer of children. Yet pediatric cancer isn’t exclusive to America; it’s a global epidemic that affects more than 300,000 children around the world.
Rally-Funded Research Supports New Cancer Vaccine Technology Developed by Doctors Elias Sayour & Brian Stover
At the University of Florida, Rally Researchers Dr. Elias Sayour MD, PhD and Dr. Brian Stover MD are busy studying the most common form of bone cancer in children and adolescents: osteosarcoma. Through support from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, they secured federal funding from the U.S. Department of Defense, which led to the development of a new cancer vaccine technology.
Dr. Mark Chiang Through his work at the University of Michigan Cancer Center, Rally Researcher Dr. Mark Chiang discovered a novel protein that sticks to a leukemia cancer gene called Notch. This discovery could potentially pave the way for anti-Notch drugs—drugs without the harsh, harmful side effects of traditional acute leukemia treatment. We