Although modern treatments enable doctors to cure more than three quarters of children diagnosed with cancer, cancer remains one of the main causes of childhood death with most deaths resulting from a group of high-risk cancers. The team is trying to improve survival for high-risk patients by developing a new experimental programme to facilitate the introduction of new therapies.
Targeted therapies for childhood cancer
Dr Darren Hargrave
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London, WC1N 3JH
1 October 2011