News related to Tasigna (Nilotinib) and/or conditions it is approved for
New study offers hope for more effective treatment of leukemia
Source: Cancer / Oncology 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...
A new way to reset gene expression in cancer cells shows promise for leukemia treatment
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.03.09]
New findings from Rockefeller University researchers could guide the development of potent combination therapies that deliver more effective and durable treatment of leukemia.
Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2017.03.09]
Title: Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Leukemia Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Anemia 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
Study associates proximity to oil and gas development and childhood leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.02.17]
Young Coloradans diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are more likely to live in areas of high-density oil and gas development compared to young Coloradans diagnosed with other types of...
Study: Children, parents over-report leukemia treatment adherence
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.02.06]
New research suggests that young patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) - the most common type of pediatric cancer - and their parents are likely to report to their physician that they took...
Research leads to new treatment recommendations for a high-risk pediatric leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.01.24]
Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has identified three genetic alterations to help identify high-risk pediatric patients with acute megakaryoblastic leukemia (AMKL) who may...
Baker's yeast enzyme could help treat leukemia, study suggests
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.01.18]
Researchers reveal how an enzyme found in baker's yeast could offer a safer, more effective treatment option for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Halting lethal childhood leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.01.10]
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the genetic driver of a rare and lethal childhood leukemia and identified a targeted molecular therapy that halts the proliferation of leukemic...
Obesity-associated protein could be linked to leukemia development
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2016.12.30]
Cancer researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine have found an obesity-associated protein's role in leukemia development and drug response which could lead to more...
Fasting could help treat most common childhood leukemia
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2016.12.13]
A study reveals that intermittent fasting cleared cancer cells and increased survival in mouse models of acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Source: MedicineNet Eosinophilic Fasciitis Specialty [2016.02.03]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2016 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.
FDA Approves First New Drug for AML Since 1990
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.04.28]
Midostaurin is indicated for the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia who have the FLT3 genetic mutation.
Biosimilar Rutiximabs, and Inotuzumab, Coming to Europe
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.04.24]
Two biosimilar rituximab products have been recommended for approval in Europe, as has inotuzumab ozogamicin for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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...