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2012-11-29 14:56:43

A previously invincible mutation in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has been thwarted by an investigational drug called ponatinib in a phase I clinical trial.

2012-11-13 10:11:24

A new study has found Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) patients given a new type of 'smart drug' in addition to chemotherapy treatment are 22 per cent less likely to relapse and around 13 per cent less likely to die from their disease.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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