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Researching potential new treatments for childhood leukaemia

Advances in modern intensive chemotherapy have revolutionised childhood leukaemia treatment. Unfortunately, patients who have relapsed disease have a poor response to chemotherapy and in the UK leukaemia still accounts for 30% of cancer deaths in children (Data from Cancer Research UK). Those with ‘high risk’ disease are treated with more intensive chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants. This treatment is prolonged, ...

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