pediatric cancers

New method can yield more info from newborn blood spot screenings


January 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have created a method that can yield more information from archived newborn blood that has implications for a vast array of research, including population health studies and ... Read more...

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Genome code for most common form of pediatric brain cancer cracked


December 17th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): The genetic code for medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain cancer and a leading killer of children with cancer, have been decoded by scientists at the Johns Hopkins ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer survivors experience suicidal thoughts


October 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adult childhood cancer survivors are at an increased risk of contemplating suicide, even after their cancer treatments have long ended.Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ... Read more...

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Scientists shed new light into primate eye evolution


May 19th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A recent study has provided a new insight into the evolution of the eyes of primates, taking the example of the nocturnal owl monkey.Researchers comparing the fetal development ... Read more...

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