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New discovery could prevent the development of brain tumours in children.


Scientists at the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) discovered a mechanism that promotes the progression of medulloblastoma, the most common brain tumour found in children. The team found that a protein known as Sonic Hedgehog induces DNA damage, which causes the cancer to develop. This important breakthrough is published in the journal Developmental Cell. Sonic Hedgehog belongs to

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