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Latest Children With Leukaemia Stories

2008-07-09 21:00:08

AS RECENTLY as 15 to 20 years ago, blood cancers were terminal afflictions. Today, the prognosis for patients with leukaemia and certain types of lymphoma is much brighter.

2008-06-19 18:00:00

By Jule Wilson SCIENTISTS in Newcastle have developed a breakthrough cancer drug which early tests suggest is 10 times more effective in fighting leukaemia.

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2008-04-29 00:55:00

Children may be reducing their risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), the most common type of leukemia, by almost 30 percent simply by attending daycare, scientists said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.