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Research sheds important light on the metastasis of neuroblastoma

Research sheds important light on the metastasis of neuroblastoma 1

Credit: Children’s Cancer Institute Australia Neuroblastoma can grow and spread in the body very aggressively, making it very difficult to treat. New research has shed important light on the factors at play in the metastasis of neuroblastoma, which could potentially lead to new treatment strategies. The findings, recently published in …

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    More children survive neuroblastoma

    More children survive neuroblastoma 3

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Both the survival rate and the incidence of neuroblastoma have increased in recent years, as was shown by a study from the Princess Máxima Center. The improved chance of survival and the increase in the number of patients has been greatest in the high risk group; …

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      Algorithm based on response, biology guides neuroblastoma therapy

      Algorithm based on response, biology guides neuroblastoma therapy 5

      (HealthDay)—Use of a response- and biology-based treatment algorithm for intermediate-risk neuroblastoma is associated with excellent survival and reduces treatment for some patients, according to a study published online Aug. 6 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Clare J. Twist, M.D., from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, …

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