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New hope in the fight against childhood cancer

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Its not folding at home but another distributed computer program I run thats similar... OCC actually has a team for WCG also...

 

http://stats.free-dc.org/stats.php?page=team&proj=bwcg&team=17112

 

 

 

Today, thanks to advances in modern medicine, 80% of children diagnosed with cancer are cured. But the prognosis is not nearly as good for children with neuroblastoma, the most common form of cancer diagnosed in infants. Neuroblastoma is a tumor of peripheral nerve tissues that often starts in the adrenal glands and sympathetic ganglia of the neck, chest, or abdomen, and affects approximately one in 8,000 children in the United States and Japan.

More than half of neuroblastoma cases are classified as high risk, and only 30% of these children are cured

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