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Asparaginase is a drug which is given at the same time as chemotherapy drugs. It is an enzyme which deprives leukaemia cells of essential nutrients so that they die.
Study describes the variations in drug response across genetic subtypes of childhood leukemia

Study describes the variations in drug response across genetic subtypes of childhood leukemia

Novel approach could pave the way for new treatments to prevent relapse in breast cancer patients

Novel approach could pave the way for new treatments to prevent relapse in breast cancer patients

FDA approves alternative component of chemotherapy regimen to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves alternative component of chemotherapy regimen to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Kinase inhibitors could provide an effective way to treat high-risk leukaemia

Kinase inhibitors could provide an effective way to treat high-risk leukaemia

Drug shortages can be exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic

Drug shortages can be exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic

Research could open up new therapeutic strategies for some lung and kidney cancers

Research could open up new therapeutic strategies for some lung and kidney cancers

New drug combo may improve pancreatic cancer therapy

New drug combo may improve pancreatic cancer therapy

Reducing acrylamide in fried and baked snacks

Reducing acrylamide in fried and baked snacks

Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs

Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs

Discovery of weakness in a rare cancer could be exploited with drugs

Discovery of weakness in a rare cancer could be exploited with drugs

Certain foods may assist spread of breast cancer

Certain foods may assist spread of breast cancer

Scientists find way to reduce breast cancer spread

Scientists find way to reduce breast cancer spread

Russian scientists uncover previously unknown effect of leukemia drug

Russian scientists uncover previously unknown effect of leukemia drug

ERYTECH partners with Queen’s University to advance its product candidate for treating arginase-1 deficiency

ERYTECH partners with Queen’s University to advance its product candidate for treating arginase-1 deficiency

Enzyme identified in baker's yeast can efficiently annihilate leukemia cells

Enzyme identified in baker's yeast can efficiently annihilate leukemia cells

Study identifies risk factors for asparaginase-induced pancreatitis in ALL patients

Study identifies risk factors for asparaginase-induced pancreatitis in ALL patients

Novel biochemical method can extend lifetime of implantable medical devices

Novel biochemical method can extend lifetime of implantable medical devices

Pediatric chemotherapy regimen improves outcomes in young adults with ALL

Pediatric chemotherapy regimen improves outcomes in young adults with ALL

Intravenous PEG-asparaginase use recommended in paediatric ALL

Intravenous PEG-asparaginase use recommended in paediatric ALL

Jazz enrolls first patients in JZP-110 Phase 3 study for treatment of EDS in patients with narcolepsy or OSA

Jazz enrolls first patients in JZP-110 Phase 3 study for treatment of EDS in patients with narcolepsy or OSA