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2009-05-28 07:30:02

A multicenter research team has announced encouraging results for an experimental therapy using elements of the body's immune system to improve cure rates for children with neuroblastoma, a challenging cancer of the nervous system.

2008-08-25 12:01:19

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have discovered gene mutations that are the main cause of the inherited version of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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