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Texas guard Andrew Jones fractures toe in practice

TEXAS GUARD ANDREW JONES FRACTURES TOE IN PRACTICE

Texas guard Andrew Jones, already battling back from leukemia diagnosis, suffers setback during practice.

FDA approves first NGS test to detect minimal residual disease in two blood cancers

FDA APPROVES FIRST NGS TEST TO DETECT MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE IN TWO BLOOD CANCERS

In a first, the agency approved Adaptive Biotechnologies' clonoSEQ assay to detect MRD in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and multiple...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Amarin's Stunner, Lung Cancer News, Data Dumps & More

BIO ROUNDUP: AMARIN'S STUNNER, LUNG CANCER NEWS, DATA DUMPS & MORE

Six years ago, a biotech called Amarin won FDA approval of a prescription fish-oil pill, Vascepa, because it could lower triglycerides,...

Girl battling leukemia receives messages from Tom Hanks, Toby Keith, the Trumps

GIRL BATTLING LEUKEMIA RECEIVES MESSAGES FROM TOM HANKS, TOBY KEITH, THE TRUMPS

An Oklahoma girl battling leukemia wanted postcards for her 13th birthday. She's received thousands, including from some famous people.

 
 
 
First new hairy cell leukemia drug in 20 years approved, but will it make a dent?

FIRST NEW HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA DRUG IN 20 YEARS APPROVED, BUT WILL IT MAKE A DENT?

An AstraZeneca spokeswoman said the company would list the price for the drug, Lumoxiti, closer to when it becomes commercially available.

Boy Dying Of Cancer Asks For Racing Stickers To Cover His Coffin

BOY DYING OF CANCER ASKS FOR RACING STICKERS TO COVER HIS COFFIN

The 11-year-old is asking for racing stickers, his favorite sport When Caleb Hammond's family decided to stop treatment for his cancer...

 
 
 
Sierra Oncology Acquires Gilead's Stalled Myelofibrosis Drug

SIERRA ONCOLOGY ACQUIRES GILEAD'S STALLED MYELOFIBROSIS DRUG

An experimental myelofibrosis drug that fell short of expectations for Gilead Sciences is getting another shot under Sierra Oncology....

Chao family fights cancer with $5 million gift to UCI Health

CHAO FAMILY FIGHTS CANCER WITH $5 MILLION GIFT TO UCI HEALTH

The UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center will honor renowned leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD , and Susan...

 
 
 
Leukemia Symptoms

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...