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20 Aug 2021 – August Update: Smash Childhood Cancer
The researchers continue and expand their lab testing, while looking for additional funding.  
  Tags: Research Call Notes
26 Sep 2017 – The Road Ahead for Help Fight Childhood Cancer
The Help Fight Childhood Cancer researchers discuss how they’re moving forward with data analysis and continuing their search for pharmaceutical partners.  
  Tags: Project Update
20 Sep 2016 – A Family's Experience with Neuroblastoma
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month is special to us because of our successful Help Fight Childhood Cancer project, which helped researchers find several promising treatments for neuroblastoma, a deadly childhood cancer. In this article, a volunteer describes her family's experience after her young daughter was diagnosed with neuroblastoma.   
  Tags: Behind the Scenes
06 Jun 2016 – Help Fight Childhood Cancer Project Researchers Publish a Paper
The Help Fight Childhood Cancer project searched for a cure for a particular childhood cancer. The researchers have found that some of the promising compounds they identified also show an antidepressant capability.  
  Tags: Project Update , Research Paper
16 Nov 2015 – New research phase will attack more types of childhood cancer
Phase 2 of Help Fight Childhood Cancer will expand on the breakthrough discoveries from Phase 1. New collaborators, new disease targets and new therapy options will mean new hope for even more pediatric patients afflicted with cancer.   
  Tags: Project Update
02 Nov 2015 – R&D Moves Slowly Toward Open Source
The power of World Community Grid's crowdsourced research is highlighted in this article on PharmaVOICE.com.   
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15 Jun 2015 – In 10 years, 'crowdsourced computing' has changed the world; now it's tackling Ebola
An article in The Independent, one of the UK's most prominent daily newspapers, detailing the past 10 successful years of World Community Grid.  
  Tags: Media
09 Mar 2015 – Top distributed computing projects still hard at work fighting the world's worst health issues
An article on ITWorld.com about the Outsmart Ebola Together project on World Community Grid.   
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20 Jan 2015 – Surprising new prospects help advance the fight against neuroblastoma
Prof. Nakagawara, lead researcher of the Help Fight Childhood Cancer project, updates us on the project's status after a remarkable year that included the publication of a breakthrough paper in 'Cancer Medicine'. World Community Grid results have revealed even more potential treatment mechanisms than the team previously thought, and paved the way for a second phase of the project.  
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28 Oct 2014 – Decade of discovery: achieving a breakthrough in childhood cancer
To mark week three of our decade of discovery celebrations, we’re focusing our efforts on childhood cancer research. Through the Help Fight Childhood Cancer project, World Community Grid volunteers powered the screening of over three million drug candidates for neuroblastoma – a common and dangerous form of childhood cancer. Through this screening, researchers identified seven drug candidates that showed great potential for drug development – a breakthrough that could save many young lives.   
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