First molecular steps to childhood leukemia identified

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 15:00 in Health & Medicine

A Harvard research based at Massachusetts General Hospital has identified how a chromosomal abnormality known to be associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) – the most common cancer in children – initiates the disease process.  In the July issue of Cell Stem Cell, they describe how expression of this mutation in hematopoieread more

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