Prof Michael O'Dwyer talks to Myeloma Crowd Radio about his research in Myeloma

Aug 24 2017 Posted: 09:22 IST

Prof Michael O'Dwyer, Director of Blood Cancer Network Ireland recently talked to Myeloma Crowd Radio about how sugar molecules can act as a smokescreen for myeloma cells. He explained how normal sugars found on the surface of cells can be altered in cancer cells helping them to hide from the immune system. His research is trying to find new ways to detect these altered sugars to improve diagnostic tests and to use our understanding of this aberant process in cancer cells to develop new treatments for myeloma.

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