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Australian doctors are using radical gene therapy to help treat a rare and aggressive childhood brain cancer, offering hope to young sufferers and their families.
The clinical trial, underway at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, helps patients to tolerate higher doses of chemotherapy.
While doctors are still reluctant to call it a breakthrough, the hope is that the gene therapy will eventually have a wider application in the treatment of many types of tumours.
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