Giving flowers for children with cancer

 

"Give flowers. Offer hope." is the motto of the Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) fundraising campaign, which is taking place for the...

Modern cancer medicine for children in Jordan

 

In the presence of the Jordanian princess and patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Ghida Talal, the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Jordan,...

Emmy Noether funding for research into drug resistance of blood cancer

 

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is funding a new Emmy Noether junior research group at the German Cancer...

Evacuation of children with cancer from Ukraine

 

At KiTZ, we look with dismay at the inhuman aggression of the Russian government, which has caused loss of life, destruction of families, home and...

Light performance at World Childhood Cancer Day

 

For the World Childhood Cancer Day on February 15, the parents' association "Aktion für krebskranke Kinder e.V. Heidelberg" once again organized an...

Kendra Maass receives 2022 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Scientific Fellowship Award

 

Kendra Maass, scientist at the Hopp Children's Tumor Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), has been awarded with the CERN...

Eight of our researchers among the most quoted in 2021

 

Stefan Pfister, Director at the Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ), is among the top one percent of the world's most cited researchers in...

Bone and soft tissue cancer in children: New insights into metastasis

 

Ewing sarcomas are highly aggressive tumors which can form in bone or soft tissue and occur mainly in children and adolescents. Regulatory proteins...

WHO publishes first classification of childhood tumors

 

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), will soon publish the first edition of its...

Overcoming resistance to cancer treatment: bone and soft tissue tumors in adolescents as a model system

 

Treatment resistance is a central problem in the treatment of cancer. Bone and soft tissue tumors – known as sarcomas – in adolescents and young...