Leading the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

By Jordan Weinstein

Comments

May 2, 2012


 
BOSTON — There's been a hopeful development in the fight against one form of cancer. Sarcoma is rare in adults but rather prevalent in children. For the first time in 30 years, a drug to treat soft-tissue sarcoma has been approved by the FDA. The news coincides with a fundraiser this Saturday in Hudson to raise money for the Jennifer Hunter Yates Sarcoma Foundation. WGBH News' Jordan Weinstein talked with Dr. Edwin Choy from Massachusetts General Hospital to see how fundraisers like these generate awareness and money. Choy said the foundation led the way.

Comment on This Article


Science news

From The World's Science podcast to Nova, we'll deliver updates from these cutting edge programs. See a sample »

   



Vehicle donation