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Pediatric Cancer Research: Surviving COVID-19
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  • Jeffery Auletta,
  • Peter Adamson,
  • Jonathan Agin,
  • Pamela Kearns,
  • Scott Kennedy,
  • Mark Kieran ,
  • Donna Ludwinski,
  • Leona Knox,
  • Kristi McKay,
  • Pia Rhiner,
  • Carol Thiele,
  • Timothy Cripe
Jeffery Auletta
Nationwide Children's Hospital
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Peter Adamson
Sanofi Genzyme
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Jonathan Agin
MaxCure
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Pamela Kearns
University of Birmingham Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
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Scott Kennedy
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Mark Kieran
Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Hospital
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Donna Ludwinski
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Leona Knox
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Kristi McKay
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Pia Rhiner
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Carol Thiele
National Cancer Instititute
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Timothy Cripe
Nationwide Children's
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Abstract

A diverse panel of pediatric cancer advocates and experts, whose collective experience spans the continuum of international academic medicine, industry, federal research, and cancer advocacy, recently discussed challenges for pediatric cancer research in the context of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Specifically, this special report addresses the following focus areas: (1) the critical role that translational research has played in transforming pediatric cancer outcomes; (2) the current and potential future impact of COVID-19 on pediatric cancer research; (3) target areas of COVID-19 research that may have application in immunity, oncogenesis and therapeutic discovery; and (4) future considerations and directions in maintaining pediatric cancer research during and after COVID-19.

Peer review status:Published

06 May 2020Assigned to Editor
06 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
06 May 2020Submitted to Pediatric Blood & Cancer
07 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
07 May 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
Sep 2020Published in Pediatric Blood & Cancer volume 67 issue 9. 10.1002/pbc.28435