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David Anderson
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Message 52965 - Posted: 5 Mar 2014, 7:15:08 UTC
Last modified: 5 Mar 2014, 7:15:49 UTC

A recent paper in Cancer Medicine describes seven promising drug candidates - identified with the help of World Community Grid – for neuroblastoma, a common form of childhood cancer.
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Message 53049 - Posted: 8 Mar 2014, 5:33:14 UTC - in response to Message 52965.

What good news. 7 meds in one go is amazing.
Is this typical for Boinc results?
I hope you keep updating progress on this as the final results are all important.

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Message 53370 - Posted: 27 Mar 2014, 17:08:13 UTC

Imagine the $billions in yearly profits for the drug company that buys the rights and patents.

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Message 53381 - Posted: 28 Mar 2014, 2:22:30 UTC

I'm fairly certain that WCG requires the results obtained by using their system to be released into the public domain.
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