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Pediatric brain tumor responding well to melanoma drug, targeting a shared mutation

When Danny Powers showed gross motor delays and poor balance as a toddler, early intervention specialists told his mother, Christi, that the problem was likely weak muscle tone. But when Danny developed severe headaches at age 4 during a family vacation, Christi took him to a local emergency room, where a CT scan revealed a...

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Real-time contextual information could help doctors interpret children’s brain scans

Radiologists who can tune in to the nuances of brain scans in children are a pretty rarified group. Only about 3 percent of U.S. radiologists, some 800 to 900 physicians, practice in pediatrics. Those specifically trained in pediatric neuroradiology are even scarcer. To a less trained eye, normal developmental changes in a child’s brain may be...

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