Unraveling the "Known Unknowns": Lessons and reflections from the new directions in leukemia research 2012 conference

Deborah L. White, Anna L. Brown, Richard J. D'Andrea, Alison M. Rice

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Patients diagnosed with leukemia approach their treatment with the hope of cure despite the effect on their quality of life. Some patients will be cured, others will die from treatment, and some will die of their disease. A common theme at the New Directions in Leukemia Research (NDLR 2012) meeting was that cure will come if the drivers of the disease are better understood. Key messages included the power of combination platforms to understand the genetic and epigenetic modifications in leukemia to enable development of rational therapies, which can be tested via new clinical trial designs ensuring rapid clinical implementation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4300-4303
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Research
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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