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NCI awards $1.7 million to cancer specialist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Date:4/12/2011

kers" that will help clinicians predict which patients would be most likely to benefit from this new strategy.

"Our long-term goal is to develop biomarker-guided, personalized radiation therapy regimens that are both more effective and have fewer side effects," said Dr. Uckun. "We are grateful to NCI for this opportunity to work towards a practical solution for one of the most urgent unmet challenges in cancer therapy." The main therapeutic target for this five-year research project will be the most aggressive and radiation-resistant forms of childhood leukemia and will include detailed efficacy and safety studies to evaluate clinical potential of the lead experimental anti-cancer drug candidate.


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Contact: Ellin Kavanagh
ekavanagh@chla.usc.edu
323-361-8505
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
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