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Arsenic Trioxide Consolidation Allows Anthracycline Dose Reduction in Young Leukemia Patients
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.08.18]
Arsenic trioxide consolidation allows for use of lower anthracycline doses while preserving excellent survival outcomes in young patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), according to results from the Children's Oncology Group AAML0631 trial.
Reuters Health Information

Medical News Today: Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2017.08.17]
New research finds that high-dose vitamin C can genetically 'reprogram' leukemic cells to mature and die normally, instead of replicating to cause cancer.

Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2017.08.17]
New research finds that high-dose vitamin C can genetically 'reprogram' leukemic cells to mature and die normally, instead of replicating to cause cancer.

Leukemia: Mushroom protein could be used in future treatments
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.08.13]
A protein found in the edible mushroom commonly known as "shaggy ink cap" has the potential to kill leukemia T cells, a new study suggests.

FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.08.04]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vyxeos for the treatment of adults with two types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML): newly diagnosed therapy-related AML (t-AML) or AML with...

Leukemia breakthrough: Blood molecule key to treating AML
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.08.04]
Heme, a chemical structure found in hemoglobin, is key to treating acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer, researchers have discovered.

New Treatment Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2017.08.04]
Title: New Treatment Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.08.02]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Idhifa (enasidenib) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic...

Idhifa Approved for Some With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2017.08.02]
Title: Idhifa Approved for Some With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cell mechanism discovery could lead to 'fundamental' change in leukemia treatment
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.07.31]
Researchers have identified a new cell mechanism that could lead to a fundamental change in the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia.

CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia leads to remissions in clinical trial
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.07.19]
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed about 70 percent of patients with the most common adult leukemia had their tumors shrink or disappear following an experimental chimeric...

Leukemia
Source: MedicineNet Anemia Specialty [2017.06.19]
Title: Leukemia
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Protein network signals found to drive myeloid leukemias
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.06.16]
Researchers have uncovered how mutations in a protein network drive several high-risk leukemias, offering new prospects for novel therapies.

Precision therapy enasidenib effective in treating deadly form of leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.06.12]
Some patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute myeloid leukemia, a form of blood cancer for which there are few treatments, may achieve remission with an experimental targeted therapy...

Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.05.24]
A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.

FDA approves new combination treatment for acute myeloid leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.05.02]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Rydapt (midostaurin) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation...

New study offers hope for more effective treatment of leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.04.17]
The discovery of a protein signature that is highly predictive of leukemia could lead to novel treatments of the leading childhood cancer, according to new study showing that competition among...

Leukemia Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Bone Marrow Specialty [2017.02.28]
Title: Leukemia Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/9/2012 5:47:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2017 5:11:57 PM

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.

Cannabinoids and chemotherapy in combination kill cancer cells
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.06.07]
Certain chemicals in cannabis have a potent leukemia-fighting prowess. New research shows that the key to killing cancer is the combination and order.

AML study correlates gene mutations with 34 disease subgroups
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.03.23]
A large, new study of adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with five subtypes of AML, which are defined by the presence of specific chromosomal...

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