Quantcast

Latest Institute of Cancer Research in London Stories

2012-07-11 14:47:35

A new drug combination could offer hope to children with neuroblastoma — one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer — by boosting the effectiveness of a promising new gene-targeted treatment. Researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research in London have found a way to overcome the resistance of cancer cells to a drug called crizotinib, which recently showed positive early results in its first trial in children with cancer. Crizotinib has already been licensed by the US...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'