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Interview mit Hirntumorforscher Professor Dr. Ulrich Schüller anlässlich des Welthirntumortags am 8. Juni 2021

Juli-Harnack-scholarship for medical postgraduate students in the field of pediatric onkology

New insights into the development of ALL - the most common type of cancer in childhood.

Clinically and molecularly distinct subgroup discovered within the group of atypical teratoid / rhabdoid tumors

Research institute becomes part of the national cancer initiative of the BmBF / BmfG

What are the special challenges in the area of research, therapy and long-term effects? What does the diagnosis mean for affected families? In the current readout of the member magazine DER SCHMETTERLING, the Fördergemeinschaft Kinderkrebs-Zentrum Hamburg e.V. . presents our current research in the field of child brain tumors. The new edition is available for download.  

Medulloblastoma is the most common malignant brain tumor in early childhood. Due to its genetic diversity, the course of the disease and the chance of recovery are very different. The treatment of medulloblastoma is often difficult - also because there is a lack of knowledge about tumor formation and development. The children who survive will have physical impairments throughout their lives – especially when radiation therapy of the head becomes necessary in the course of treatment. Therefore,...

Once a year, the UCCH Research Retreat is probably the most popular opportunity for all Hamburg cancer researchers to get to know each other and exchange ideas. Even though the meeting was held virtually this time, there were, in addition to substantial talks, poster presentations, and young research prizes, again four grants, which give young doctors the opportunity to conduct research in parallel to their clinical work (so called Clinician Scientists). Sina Al-Kershi is one of these four...

Top score for researchers at AG Schüller

From now on, children's teams from the Teutonia 05 Ottensen soccer club will be wearing jerseys with our "crack the cancer“-logo instead of the usual references to advertising partners.