Children first

Nature Medicine
September 2017, Volume 23 No 9 pp1005-1111
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v23/n8/index.html

Editorial
Children first
p1005
doi:10.1038/nm.4404
Drugs administered to children with cancer were typically developed under the assumption that childhood cancers are similar to their tissue-matched adult counterparts. Focusing on identifying and targeting alterations present specifically in childhood tumors will accelerate the development of tailored therapies and improve the prognosis of children with cancer.