Leukemia

Response-Based Ponatinib Dose Reduction a Win-Win in Chronic-Phase CML?

Response-Based Ponatinib Dose Reduction a Win-Win in Chronic-Phase CML?

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

For patients with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia , a response-based dose-reduction strategy for ponatinib may limit its toxicity while maintaining or improving...
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Exploring biological mechanisms behind the link between obesity prior to pregnancy and elevated risk of pediatric ALL

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Published in Leukemia Research, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers explored the possible biological mechanisms that could explain the association between being...
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Better physical fitness reduces frailty risk in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

9 days ago   |   News Medical

Increased levels of exercise could help reduce frailty in patients with the most common form of leukemia, chronic lymphocytic , according to new research from the University of...
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St. Baldrick's Scholar grant awarded to CU researcher for investigating new drug to treat infant leukemia

19 days ago   |   News Medical

As part of its ongoing efforts to eradicate childhood cancers, the St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded University of Colorado Cancer Center member Kelly Faulk, MD, a St...
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CAR-T Therapy Effective in Youngest Kids With ALL

CAR-T Therapy Effective in Youngest Kids With ALL

22 days ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

The use of tisagenlecleucel in children younger than 3 years of age with relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia was as effective, and safe, in a...
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Study provides a comprehensive view of the genomics of all childhood ALL subtypes

28 days ago   |   News Medical

Scientists have created a roadmap of the genetic mutations present in the most common childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia .
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At-Risk Groups Underrepresented in Cancer Trials Leading to Approvals

At-Risk Groups Underrepresented in Cancer Trials Leading to Approvals

30 days ago   |   MedPageToday

At-risk populations - particularly Black and Hispanic patients - are significantly underrepresented in pivotal clinical trials for leukemias and multiple myeloma, a recent...
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Leukemia drug successfully disrupts HER2-positive brain metastasis in animal studies

30 days ago   |   News Medical

In animal studies led by researchers at Duke Cancer Institute, a drug approved to treat leukemia successfully disrupted the ability of HER2-positive breast cancer tumors from...
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Young Children With Leukemia Are Outliving Teens

1 month ago   |   Medscape

Leukemia survival rates are increasing, but adolescents and young adults who survive 5 years after diagnosis face an ongoing higher risk for death. MDedge News
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Researchers discover a new class of more potent and less toxic drugs for leukemia patients

1 month ago   |   News Medical

Chemotherapy sucks. The treatments generally have awful side effects, and it's no secret that the drugs involved are often toxic to the patient as well as their cancer.
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Compare lifetime earning potential for developmental and behavioral pediatrics to general pediatrics and other pediatric subspecialties. Evaluate association between LEP for... Read more ...

UK chancellor promises to bring spending under control

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With Hocus Pocus 2 now streaming on Disney+, it's impossible not to get swept up in Hocus Pocus mania. Waiting impatiently for the new Hocus Pocus Airbnb booking window to... Read more ...

Meet the 92-year-old Eel desperate to see one more title in this lifetime

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Catherine, Princess of Wales, discusses her children during visit to Wales

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Experts warn lifting isolation not the end of pandemic

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Man armed with knife shot dead by Queensland police

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Gene test spared baby unnecessary chemotherapy

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Princess Mary addresses change to royal family in Danish

Princess Mary has shared her thoughts on Queen Margarethe's decision to strip the titles of Prince Joachim's children. Read more ...