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LEUKEMIA SYMPTOMS

Each year more than 60,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with some type of leukemia. Leukemia accounts for 3.6 percent of all...

PGA golfer stops cancer treatment after giving ‘everything that he's got'

PGA GOLFER STOPS CANCER TREATMENT AFTER GIVING ‘EVERYTHING THAT HE'S GOT'

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has decided to stop cancer treatment and go into palliative care after his leukemia returned for the...

 
 
 

OTSUKA'S GUADECITABINE FAILS PHASE 3 AML TRIAL

Otsuka's guadecitabine has missed its coprimary endpoints in a phase 3 acute myeloid leukemia trial. The DNA hypomethylating agent...

Family Trees of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Mapped

FAMILY TREES OF ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA MAPPED

The family trees of cancer cells in acute myeloid leukaemia have been mapped by researchers.

 
 
 

TORQUE'S T CELL 'BACKPACKS' BOOST IMMUNE ATTACK AGAINST SOLID TUMORS IN MICE

T-cell therapies have generated enthusiasm because of their high response rates in patients with lymphoma and leukemia, but the technology...

A blood test for leukemia? Genetic changes in the blood can be spotted five years before

A BLOOD TEST FOR LEUKEMIA? GENETIC CHANGES IN THE BLOOD CAN BE SPOTTED FIVE YEARS BEFORE

The findings by British and Canadian scientists could be a game-changer for the hard-to-treat cancer, allowing doctors to monitor patients'...

 
 
 
3-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Serves As Flower Girl In Bone Marrow Donor's Wedding

3-YEAR-OLD CANCER SURVIVOR SERVES AS FLOWER GIRL IN BONE MARROW DONOR'S WEDDING

The flower girl's mom says the two are ‘smitten' with each other One of the best parts of weddings is getting to see the little flower...

Blood Test Can Predict Spastic Cerebral Palsy

BLOOD TEST CAN PREDICT SPASTIC CEREBRAL PALSY

DNA patterns in circulating blood cells can be used to help identify spastic cerebral palsy patients through a blood test and even...

 
 
 

DAIICHI SAYS IT'S READY TO CHANGE THE STANDARD OF CARE FOR ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA - BUT IT'S A WORK IN PROGRESS

Close to 4 years ago, Daiichi Sankyo swooped in to buy little San Diego-based Ambit Biosciences for up to $410 million - $315 million...

Y Chromosome Gene Found To Have Protective Effect Against Acute Leukemia

Y CHROMOSOME GENE FOUND TO HAVE PROTECTIVE EFFECT AGAINST ACUTE LEUKEMIA

Study finds that loss of Y chromosome removes protective effect and is associated with an increased risk of development of leukemia...

 
 
 
Fashion industry turns out for DKMS Gala

FASHION INDUSTRY TURNS OUT FOR DKMS GALA

DKMS, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating blood cancers like Leukemia, held their 12th annual gala at...

Patient in medical mask stopped under burqa ban in Austria

PATIENT IN MEDICAL MASK STOPPED UNDER BURQA BAN IN AUSTRIA

A 26-year-old leukemia patient, wearing a prescribed medical mask, was stopped by police in Vienna under a ban on the full Islamic...

 
 
 

ASTRAZENECA LEUKEMIA DRUG BAGS PRIORITY REVIEW STATUS, SETTING UP THIRD QUARTER APPROVAL

The FDA has granted priority review status to AstraZeneca's treatment for hairy cell leukemia. Snagging the accelerated review sets...

 
 
 
NYPD Blue & Doogie Howser MD Co-Creator Steven Bochco Dies at 74

NYPD BLUE & DOOGIE HOWSER MD CO-CREATOR STEVEN BOCHCO DIES AT 74

Legendary writer and producer Steven Bochco - most famous for his work on NYPD Blue - has died at the age of 74, after struggling with...

Producer and developer of 'NYPD Blue' Steven Bochco dead at 74

PRODUCER AND DEVELOPER OF 'NYPD BLUE' STEVEN BOCHCO DEAD AT 74

The New York City native reportedly died this weekend after battling leukemia for several years.