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Improved survival for children with a leukemia subtype associated with poor prognosis
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2014.09.26]
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study shows that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy boosts survival of young patients with Philadelphia chromosome-like acute...

How the battle for cell production could be decisive in the war on leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.22]
A key step in understanding the nature of the fight for superiority between mutated genes and normal genes could lead to new therapies to combat leukaemia, say researchers from the University of...

Killing leukemia cells by disrupting their metabolism doesn't harm normal cells
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.15]
A study comparing how blood stem cells and leukemia cells consume nutrients found that cancer cells are far less tolerant to shifts in their energy supply than their normal counterparts.

Genomic analysis reveals that a high-risk leukemia subtype becomes more common with age
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.12]
More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat...

Leukemia patients to benefit from novel cancer drug
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
Results of a Phase I clinical trial showed that a new drug targeting mitochondrial function in human cancer cells was safe and showed some efficacy.

Gene network identified that is behind untreatable leukemia; discovery suggests possible treatment target
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Researchers have identified a genetic/molecular network that fuels a high-risk and aggressive form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and its precursor disease Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) - providing...

Researchers uncover genetic network that 'fuels' aggressive form of leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
Researchers have discovered a genetic network that fuels an aggressive form of leukemia and its precursor disease, MDS, opening the door to new treatments for the conditions.

Leukemia and other cancers could be treated more effectively with drug used for DNA repair defects
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.08.27]
A team of scientists led by Research Associate Professor Motomi Osato and Professor Yoshiaki Ito from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore...

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.08.26]
Title: Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Weekend hospitalization linked to longer stay for pediatric leukemia patients
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.08.25]
Weekend admission to the hospital for pediatric patients newly diagnosed with leukemia was associated with a longer length of stay, slightly longer wait to start chemotherapy and higher risk for...

FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.07.29]
Title: FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 7/28/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.06.09]
Title: Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Nonadherence to leukemia maintenance medication in childhood triples relapse risk
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.06.04]
An estimated 25 percent of children in remission from acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) are missing too many doses of an essential maintenance medication that minimizes their risk of relapse...

Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialty [2014.03.14]
Title: Leukemia
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Drug Combo Might Help Older, Sicker Patients With Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet rituximab Specialty [2014.01.10]
Title: New Drug Combo Might Help Older, Sicker Patients With Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 1/9/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/10/2014 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.

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