News related to Elspar (Asparaginase) and/or conditions it is approved for
Institute of Pediatrics achieved 80% survival in patients with leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.11.19]
Institute of Pediatrics attends between 800 and 1,200 thousand children with the disease per year; of which 365 are new cases.
Gene Editing Reverses Baby's Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2015.11.09]
Title: Gene Editing Reverses Baby's Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 11/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Researchers identify potential new leukemia drug target
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.10.23]
New treatment options are badly needed for acute myeloid leukemia, a relatively rare form of cancer.
Novel compound turns off mutant cancer gene in animals with leukemia
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.10.12]
A compound discovered and developed by a team of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers that halts cancer in animals with Ewing sarcoma and prostate cancer appears to work...
Social factors may impact young leukemia patients' survival
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2015.09.14]
A new study reveals that insurance status, marital status, and county-level income may affect the chances of survival in young patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?
Source: MedicineNet pioglitazone Specialty [2015.09.03]
Title: Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Eosinophilic Fasciitis Specialty [2015.05.08]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
New benchmark study of unrelated bone marrow transplantation for leukemia
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Hematology
Researchers at the University of Minnesota led the largest study to date in patients with leukemia undergoing bone marrow transplantation from unrelated donors.
Natural selection and inflammation may hold key to age-associated cancer risk
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2015.11.12]
Without age-associated inflammation, older mice developed leukemia no faster than young mice.The incidence of cancer increases with age.
Splicing alterations that cause resistance to CD19 CAR T-cell therapy identified
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.10.30]
Bottom Line: Resistance to CD19 CAR T-cell therapy, a type of immunotherapy that yields long-lasting remissions in many patients with B-cell leukemia, can be caused by CD19 splicing alterations...
Orange lichens are potential source for anticancer drugs
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.10.20]
Parietin pigment kills leukemia cells, combats Warburg effectAn orange pigment found in lichens and rhubarb called parietin may have potential as an anti-cancer drug, scientists at Winship Cancer...