Experimental targeted therapy shows early promise against medulloblastomas

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 11:40 in Health & Medicine

Researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Paediatric Brain Tumour Consortium (PBTC) presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology the findings of a paediatric brain tumour study using an experimental drug that targets the underlying genetic makeup of the tumour. The research focused on a new way to attack the tumours by blocking the Hedgehog pathway that is linked to approximately 20 percent of medulloblastomas...

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