Of Interest

National Cancer Institute Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program

The Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program (PPTP) is a comprehensive program to systematically evaluate new agents against childhood solid tumor and leukemia models.

The Children's Oncology Group (COG)

The Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a National Cancer Institute supported clinical trials group, is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.

Childhood Cancer Repository

The Childhood Cancer Repository, powered by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, banks and distributes validated cell lines and patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) established from childhood cancers to investigators seeking to do research on childhood cancer.

TTUHSC Cancer Center

A major focus of the TTUHSC SOM Cancer Center, established in 2008, is conducting laboratory and clinical research that develops new anti-cancer drugs for both adults and children with difficult-to-treat cancers.

Texas Cancer Cell Repository (TXCCR)

The TXCCR is a biorepository that establishes and banks for distribution robust laboratory models of cancer for biological and preclinical activity testing of new anti-cancer drugs.

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