Leukaemia blood testing has ‘massive potential’
Researchers at The University of Manchester have unlocked the potential of a new test which could revolutionize the way doctors diagnose and monitor a common childhood Leukaemia.
Dr Suzanne Johnson says that cancerous acute lymphoblastic leukaemia cells produce and release special structures that can be traced in the blood.
The discovery could have major implications on the diagnosis, monitoring, drug delivery and treatment of childhood leukaemia.
Childhood Cancer: The price for survival
NZZ (Neue Züricher Zeitung), newspaper from the Switzerland, has published a very informative article about “Childhood Cancer: The price for survival”.
Posted on August 24, 2015
Euro Ewing’s: an opportunity to influence research into bone cancer
Christopher Copland, consumer representative
“Are you a patient or survivor of Ewing’s Sarcoma or one of their carers?” and/or “Would you like to make your voice heard on a major European initiative?” Read more about the Euro-Ewing’s Consortium
Posted on June 15, 2015
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