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Potential treatment advance for aggressive childhood cancer revealed – UNSW Newsroom

A new drug may offer improved treatment options for a type of childhood cancer down the track, a study in animal models has shown.

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A new drug may offer improved treatment options for a type of childhood cancer down the track, a study in animal models has shown.Research by Australian scientists could pave the way to a new treatment for a currently incurable brain cancer in children called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, or DIPG. Affecting about 20 children in Australia each year, DIPG is a devastating disease with an average survival time of just nine months after diagnosis.
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