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Invasive virus infections during chemotherapy: an underestimated factor
Invasive virus infections during chemotherapy: an underestimated factor
(Vienna, 29.04.2021) While the importance of virus infections as a leading cause of morbidity and mortality is well documented in patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation, their impact in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy is less well studied. A new publication reveals that invasive viral infections can be clinically relevant in this setting both in pediatric and adult patients. Routine screening for viremia at the onset of neutropenic fever is therefore…
Day of Immunology – a reminder of the important interplay between immunology and cancer
Day of Immunology – a reminder of the important interplay between immunology and cancer
(Vienna, 29.04.2021) On today’s International Day of Immunology, we would like to draw your attention to the tight interaction between the immune system and cancer development. Despite the introduction of new cancer immunotherapies, this interplay is still not common knowledge. Immunology research has been an integral part of St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute (St. Anna CCRI) for decades. Several of our research groups address the essential questions of how…
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The achievements St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute has made are tremendous. However, the struggle against cancer has yet to be won. I am convinced that the institute’s staff will continue on the path that has been set out with determination and commitment. I wish them every success! Em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Gadner, Founding Father

As a citizen of this country I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to all those who have helped to establish and grow St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute over the years and wish them every success in the future. Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of Austria (ret.)

Curative treatments can only come about as a result of successful research work, such as the work done by St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute. I am delighted to have such a facility, which is held in the greatest respect not only by renowned medical congresses throughout the world, as a part of our city. Dr. Michael Ludwig, Mayor and Governor of Vienna
Source: Anniversary Publication 30 Years St. Anna Children´s Cancer Research Institute

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