Clinical Cancer Research Focus on Pediatric Oncology

Clinical Cancer Research Focus 

The past few decades have brought great advances in therapies for pediatric cancers. However, the small patient numbers and additional safety requirements make pediatric oncology a difficult area of study. The Focus section in this issue of Clinical Cancer Research (CCR) discusses recent advances in pediatric oncology research offering hope that pediatric oncologists are currently at the threshold of important therapeutic discoveries in the treatment of childhood cancer.