2018’s Sjöberg Prize awarded for unique treatment that cures a once fatal cancer

Dr. Zhu Chen, Dr. Anne Dejean and Dr. Hugues de Thé will be awarded the Sjöberg Prize 2018 for their work on how acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) could be cured based on arsenic and retinoic acid. This method shows how leukemia/lymphoma treatment can be successful as we learn more about the mechanisms responsible for the disease. Hugues de Thé won the José Carreras Award in 2015. The Sjöberg Prize 2018 is worth one million dollars. Read more >

Last Updated on Tuesday 20 March 2018.