A cup of milk a day guards kids against cancer; Native American ancestry linked to leukemia relapse;

Cancer Research

> A cup of milk a day guards kids against cancer, study suggests. Item

> Pancreatic Cancer Action Network announces initiative to double the survival rate for pancreatic cancer patients by 2020. Release


> Researchers make new links between 29 regions of the genome and ulcerative colitis--a common form of inflammatory bowel disease. The new findings increase the total number of genome regions known to be associated with inflammatory bowel disease to 99. Item

> Native American ancestry linked to greater risk of relapse in young leukemia patients. New research from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Children's Oncology Group ties the genetic variation characteristic of Native American ancestry to higher odds cancer will return and highlights a strategy to ease the racial disparities in survival. Release

Stem Cells

> Fathers of stem cell research honored in Ontario. Story

> Stem cell transformation plays in Peoria's Bradley University. Article

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