Monday, March 28, 2011

Acute myeloid leukaemia genes' role discovered


By James Gallagher, Health reporter, BBC News:

Three groups of mutations which cause acute myeloid leukaemia, a cancer of the white blood cells, have been identified by scientists.

The researchers suggest their work on mice, published in Nature Genetics, could lead to new treatments.

Two thousand people in the UK are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia each year. Read more>>

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