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New drug may provide hope for children with untreatable cancers

"The experimental drug, known as 9-ING-4, targets a specific protein that seems to be active in many different types of cancer." Read more: https://turnto10.com/features/health-landing-page/new-drug-may-provide-hope-for-children-with-untreatable-cancers

UM researchers find new targets for deadly children’s brain tumour

After discovering how a specific gene fuels a deadly form of children’s brain tumour, University of Manitoba researchers have successfully decreased this cancer in mice. Read more: https://news.umanitoba.ca/um-researchers-find-new-targets-for-deadly-childrens-brain-tumour/

Scientists discover way to stop spread of devastating childhood cancer

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and University of Manchester have made an important breakthrough that could lead to "kinder" treatments for children with bone cancer, and save lives. Read more: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07-scientists-devastating-childhood-cancer.html

Rituximab Regimen Improves Survival in Children With Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma

Adding rituximab (Rituxan, Truxima) to chemotherapy may be a new standard for treating children and young adults newly diagnosed with aggressive B-cell lymphoma, according to findings from a randomized, international, phase 3 trial. Read more: https://www.ajmc.com/newsroom/rituximab-regimen-improves-survival-in-children-with-aggressive-bcell-lymphoma

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