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Investigator Yong-Mi Kim works to uncover how the body shields leukemia cells from treatment   Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) is the most prevalent childhood cancer, with more than 3,000 new cases reported each year. The majority of patients with ALL survive...
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New study reveals how cancer manipulates our immune system to become harder to treat Many factors affect cancer treatment outcome, such as the size and location of the tumor, availability of effective treatments, and timing of intervention. But some cancers are so...
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Currently, the only therapy for metabolic liver disease is an organ transplant. Tracy Grikscheit MD, an attending physician and regenerative medicine scientist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, hopes to change that reality. She has been awarded nearly $1.3 million by the...
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An international team, led by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, issues key findings on Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome LOS ANGELES — According to a first-of-its-kind international study, a new definition of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (...