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Cells critical to childhood leukemia identified

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Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): The cells that cause a common type of childhood leukaemia - T cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (T-ALL) - have been identified by scientists at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne in Australia.

The finding may lead to improved treatments for the disease and help prevent relapse.

The team, led by Dr Matthew McCormack and Dr David Curtis of the Rotary Bone Marrow Research Laboratories and the University's Department of Medicine at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, made the discovery whilst studying mice prone to developing this leukaemia.

The results have been published online today by the prestigious international journal Science. (ANI)

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