News related to Elspar (Asparaginase) and/or conditions it is approved for
Relapse in leukemia tied to mutations that persist through treatment
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2015.08.26]
Focusing on mutations that linger through chemotherapy instead of those present at time of diagnosis may be a better way to predict relapse and survival in acute myeloid leukemia.
Genetic mutations identified during remission may help predict risk of relapse, survival for leukemia patients
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2015.08.26]
In preliminary research, the detection of persistent leukemia-associated genetic mutations in at least 5 percent of bone marrow cells in day 30 remission samples among adult patients with acute...
New similarities between Leukemia and AIDS discovered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2015.08.26]
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have made a significant breakthrough, discovering similarities between Leukemia and HIV that might hold the key to developing a clinical...
Basis for new treatment options for a fatal leukemia in children revealed
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
Detailed molecular analyses allow new insights into the function of tumor cells and options for new treatmentsAcute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) leukemia is the most common type of cancer in...
New treatment options for a fatal leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.07.28]
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) frequently develops between the age of two and three.
Stem cell transplantation for children with rare form of leukemia improves outcomes
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.07.24]
Researchers in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have shown greatly improved outcomes in using stem cell transplantation to...
Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2015.07.10]
Title: Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Causes 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.
Optimizing effectiveness of CAR T cell therapy in lymphoma highlighted in special nordic issue
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2015.08.25]
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells, which can specifically recognize and target tumor cells, have resulted in complete responses in patients with leukemia, and although equally promising for...