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New drug hope for babies with leukaemia

Telethon Kids Institute (TKI) researchers have discovered a new drug combination to help babies battle a rare, aggressive type of leukaemia with grim cure rates.

Oct 12, 2016
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Researchers describe new type of cancer therapy

A study conducted at Nationwide Children's Hospital has found that a new chemotherapy is effective against both pediatric and adult cancers, and that it allows other chemotherapies to more readily reach their targets. The ...

Jul 27, 2016
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A 'big data' approach to developing cancer drugs

Scientists are starting to accumulate huge datasets on which genes mutate during cancer, allowing for a more systematic approach to "precision medicine." In a study publishing July 7 in Cell, researchers compared genetic ...

Jul 07, 2016
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Current cancer drug discovery method flawed, study finds

The primary method used to test compounds for anti-cancer activity in cells is flawed, Vanderbilt University researchers report May 2 in Nature Methods. The findings cast doubt on methods used by the entire scientific enterprise ...

May 02, 2016
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