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New potential treatment opportunities for leukemia patients
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2014.04.15]
The long-term survival of people suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) could be increased with the development of new therapeutic strategies.

Treatment-resistant leukemias may be vulnerable to experimental drug
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.04.11]
Research in mice and human cell lines has identified an experimental compound dubbed TTT-3002 as potentially one of the most potent drugs available to block genetic mutations in cancer cells blamed...

New approach to leukemia testing may better define prognosis, treatment
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.04.01]
Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that could better define...

Patients susceptible to leukemia treatment aftermaths identified
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.25]
The National Institute of Pediatrics (INP) in Mexico, conducted a study on genetic markers to identify children with acute leukemia, who may suffer side effects from the medications used to treat...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Editorial published by North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute doctors
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.23]
Two North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute doctors, world-renowned for their research in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), weigh in on a German study of a new drug therapy for CLL in the New England...

New drug offers potential for chemo-free treatment for leukemia/lymphoma
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.21]
Patients with terminal forms of leukaemia and lymphoma who have run out of treatment options could soon benefit from a new drug, which not only puts an end to chemotherapy and has virtually no side...

New approach to chronic lymphocytic leukemia treatment developed
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.17]
Dartmouth researchers have developed a novel and unique approach to treating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), a form of blood cancer that often requires repeated chemotherapy treatments to which...

Study shows mothers' sleep and stress difficulties after child's acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.14]
"It's a whole new cancer world" and "I don't remember what it's like to have sleep" were the most common themes of mothers interviewed by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers during the...

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

Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.03.13]
Title: Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
Category: Health News
Created: 3/12/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Leukemia gene mutation linked to new childhood growth disorder
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.10]
Researchers from the UK have discovered that a gene mutation already found in certain types of leukemia may be the cause of a new childhood growth and developmental disorder.

In zebrafish model, common mutation is culprit in acute leukemia relapse
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.10]
Harvard stem cell scientists have identified a mutation in human cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia that likely drives relapse.

Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.02.20]
Title: Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 2/19/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.02.13]
Title: Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 2/12/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/13/2014 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.

Major breakthrough in developing new cancer drugs: Capturing leukemic stem cells
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.20]
The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at the Université de Montréal (UdeM), in collaboration with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital's Quebec Leukemia Cell Bank, recently...

Promising treatment for stubborn blood cancers
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.03.12]
A pill that suppresses a key regulator of cancer growth may provide hope to relapsed leukemia and lymphoma patients running out of treatment options for their aggressive, treatment-resistant disease...

Dual targeting approach successfully targets DNA synthesis in leukemic cells
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.02.26]
A novel two-pronged strategy targeting DNA synthesis can treat leukemia in mice, according to a study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine.

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