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Avocado discovery may point to leukemia treatment

 

Northfield, Illinois (May 3, 2021) – A recent study by Paul Spagnuolo, PhD, and his colleagues at the University of Guelph, has shown that a compound in avocados may ultimately offer a route to better leukemia treatment.  The study focused on acute myeloid leukemia (AML), which is the most devastating form of leukemia. This research study was funded in part by the Leukemia Research Foundation. Read more.

Dr. Spagnuolo is an associate professor in the Department of Food Science at the University of Guelph. 

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