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Drug accelerates blood system’s recovery after chemotherapy, radiation

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: ucla.edu A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem cells after exposure to radiation. If the results can be replicated in humans, the compound could help people recover quicker from chemotherapy, radiation and bone marrow transplants. The study, published in Nature Communications, also sheds light on the basic biology …

Ad-Tech Entrepreneurs Build Cancer Database

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By: Timothy Hay From: wsj.com Nat Turner was working as a Google Inc. GOOGL +0.77% product manager when he learned that his seven-year-old cousin, Brennan, had been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. He observed the boy’s dad traveling all over the country interviewing different cancer specialists about his son’s case, all the while carrying stacks of DVDs and …