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Early Deaths from Childhood Cancer Up to 4 X More Common Than Previously Reported

Treatments for childhood cancers have improved to the point that 5-year survival rates are over 80 %.

However, one group has failed to benefit from these improvements, namely children who die so soon after diagnosis that they are not able to receive treatment, or who receive treatment so late in the course of their disease that it is destined to fail. 788 more words

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PRECISION MED.: Whole-genome sequencing is more powerful than whole-exome sequencing for detecting exome variants

The accuracy of whole genome sequencing is quickly improving and the cost is quickly dropping. Within the next couple of years, this technology will most likely be widely used by Concierge Physicians in the daily clinical care of their patients.

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BHiRCH Yorkshire Carer Reference Panel meeting

Yesterday saw me at my favourite university – Bradford. I’ve been involved with many projects there but don’t think I’ve been there for a while. Looking back through my blogs, I couldn’t find anything recently, so it must be ages ago. 963 more words

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Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards & Seminar; Gobi Grizzlies and Homegrown Grizzlies

March 27, 2017 | 1:00 -2:00 p.m.

Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library

Join the University community in honoring this year’s recipients of the Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards accompanied by a unique keynote lecture from wildlife biologist Douglas H. 162 more words

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Five key facts you should know about Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD)

  1. ALD belongs to the family of chemical vapor deposition methods (CVD). It was initially developed for manufacturing nano-laminate insulators and zinc sulfide phosphor films for thin film electroluminescent displays.
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What Happened to the EBC-46 Miracle Cancer Drug?

Back in 2014, researchers published the results of a study in the journal PLoS One that showed the complete destruction of tumours, without relapse, in 75% of laboratory mice treated with direct injections of EBC-46 into the cancerous cells. 686 more words

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