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Charlotte Talks

Pediatric Cancer Research in Charlotte

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Pediatric Cancer Research in Charlotte Charlotte is known for being a major banking town, for its area universities, for NASCAR and two other major sports franchises, but it is also the home for new, groundbreaking medical research. Doctors in Charlotte are currently conducting clinical trials with pediatric cancer patients to find new treatment for children who might otherwise have little hope for recovery. We'll talk with the doctor responsible for establishing clinical trials for cancer research and find out what is being accomplished through those trials and why it's important for Charlotte. Guests Michael Rose - President, Carolinas Healthcare Foundation Dr. Javier Oesterheld - Pediatric Oncologist, Levine Children's Hospital Add and read comments