Childhood Cancer

Power lines don't raise risk of leukaemia in children

(Medical Xpress)—Children who live near overhead power lines in early life do not have a greater risk of developing childhood leukaemia, researchers from the Childhood Cancer Research Group at the University ...

Feb 07, 2014
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Breakthrough in battle against leukemia

Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.

Mar 13, 2013
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Key to fighting drug-resistant leukemia found

Doctors who treat children with the most common form of childhood cancer – acute lymphoblastic leukemia – are often baffled at how sometimes the cancer cells survive their best efforts and the most powerful modern ...

May 18, 2011
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Childhood leukaemia study points to smoking fathers

Research from Western Australia’s Telethon Institute for Child Health Research finds that heavy smoking by fathers around the time of conception greatly increases the risk of the child developing Acute ...

Feb 09, 2012
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The Childhood Cancer Research Group' (CCRG) is part of the University Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford, England. The CCRG maintains the National Registry of Childhood Tumours (NRCT), which is said to be the largest childhood cancer registry in the world.

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