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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Jazz Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for intravenous administration of Erwinaze
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.12.29]
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the intravenous administration of Erwinaze® (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi).

Genetic Variant Linked to Drug Intolerance in Acute Leukemia
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.01.28]
Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia harboring the NUDT15 variant required a significant dose reduction of mercaptopurine, a mainstay of curative therapy.
Medscape Medical News

Protein-based therapy shows promise against resistant leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.28]
Resistance of leukemia cells to contemporary chemotherapy is one of the most formidable obstacles to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood cancer.

New insights into the molecular mechanisms of acute myeloid leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.14]
A study by the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found new interactions between two molecules involved in acute myeloid leukaemia...

Reducing fatty acid production may help treat arthritis, leukemia
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Reducing the production of fatty acids called ether lipids could be a new treatment strategy for arthritis and leukemia, according to a new study.

Test predicts response to treatment for complication of leukemia stem cell treatment
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.05]
A new test may reveal which patients will respond to treatment for graft versus host disease (GVHD), an often life-threatening complication of stem cell transplants (SCT) used to treat leukemia and...

Risk for leukemia after treatment for early-stage breast cancer higher than reported
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.03]
The risk of developing leukemia after radiation therapy or chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer remains very small, but it is twice as high as previously reported, according to results of a...

FDA approves Gazyva (obinutuzumab) supplemental biologics license application with new data in previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.02]
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) for Gazyva in combination with...

Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.12.26]
Title: Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 12/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

In order to cause leukemia, mutations need help from aging tissue
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.12.24]
Why are older people at higher risk for developing cancer? Prevailing opinion holds that, over time, your body's cells accumulate DNA damage and that eventually this damage catches up with the body...

Novel prognostic marker discovered in older patients with acute leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.12.21]
A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.

Western University researchers uncover clues about childhood leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2014.12.15]
Researchers from Western University have identified a gene that has the potential to wipe out cancer cells in a common form of childhood leukemia.

Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.12.04]
Title: Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.10.28]
Title: Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2014 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 Eosinophilic Fasciitis 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 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.

Keeping the Kraken asleep - inhibiting CDK6 prevents leukemic relapse
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
CDK6 is needed for leukemic stem cell activation (left). When CDK6 is absent, the LSC remains in a quiescent state and leukemia formation is prohibited (right).

Better outlook for patients with CLL - four new treatments transform care
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.23]
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for the first time announced its cancer Advance of the Year: the transformation of treatment for the most common form of adult leukemia.

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