A New Project to Protect Children from NHL   1 comment

Here’s an interesting bit of research from England. The charitable foundation Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research has funded a new research project designed to combat NHL specifically in children:

Dr Vikki Rand was awarded a prestigious ‘Bennett Fellowship’ by the charity to establish a research team at Newcastle University. They will use cutting-edge technology to scan the entire genome of an aggressive set of cancers known as B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas, in order to identify underlying genetic abnormalities within the cancer cells.

Lymphoma is the third most common cancer of children in the UK, but the clinical relevance of differences between the two main types of lymphoma, Burkitt lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, has still not been defined. Treatment is the same for both groups.

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Posted August 16, 2012 by lymphomactivist in NHL, Research

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