Combination therapy may halt the progression of neuroblastoma in children

| February 4, 2019

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The MYCN oncogene has long been known to be a key cause of a number of deadly solid tumor cancers, including neuroblastoma, which claims more lives of children under the age of 5 than any other cancer. Neuroblastoma is the most common solid tumor found in young children. In up to 25 percent of cases, the tumors contain an increased number of copies of MYCN, and children with these ‘high-risk’ neuroblastomas have a particularly poor prognosis.

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