MedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Abraham Heifets, PhD
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this announcement? How many children and adolescents are affected by pediatric cancer?
Response: Cancer is diagnosed in more than 15,000 children and adolescents each year. Many cancers, including pediatric cancer, do not have effective treatments and for those that do, it is estimated that 80% have serious adverse effects that impact long-term health.