Drs. Florian Kuchenbauer, Robert Britton, David Vocadlo and Matthew Nodwell awarded Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grant
A new combination treatment targeting “cancer stem cells” may overcome drug resistance in blood cancers
Building on a BC Cancer discovery from decades past, a new combination treatment has shown promise to overcome drug resistance and relapse in people with chronic myeloid leukemia.
Building off the discovery of an enzyme called integrin-linked kinase (ILK) made by BC Cancer distinguished scientist Dr. Shoukat Dedhar 24 years ago, BC Cancer’s Drs. Xiaoyan Jiang and Shoukat Dedhar have made a significant advancement in understanding the role of this enzyme in blood cancers.
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