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One injection could kill cancer

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Groundbreaking cancer research might have uncovered a 'one-time application' formula that can help immune cells to eliminate cancer tumors.

What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:00:00 PST

Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for the disease.

Is chemo at the heart of cancer regrowth?

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 02:00:00 PST

Researchers have discovered that chemotherapy provides the perfect backdrop for 'sleeping' cancer to churn out deadly cancer stem cells.

What is leukopenia?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 PST

Leukopenia is a condition where a person has a reduced number of white blood cells and an increased risk of infection. Learn more.

What are the health benefits of carrot juice?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PST

Aside from great taste, carrot juice may provide numerous health benefits. Learn about the nutritional value and possible risks of drinking carrot juice.

Bone marrow cancer: What you need to know

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

In this article, learn about the types of bone marrow cancer, including multiple myeloma, leukemia, and lymphomas. How are they diagnosed and treated?

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

A proof-of-concept study shows how a new compound selectively triggers cell suicide in acute myeloid leukemia cells without harming healthy cells.

Antibiotic identified that reduces infection risk in young leukemia patients

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PST

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers have identified an antibiotic that significantly reduced the odds of infections in children starting treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...

MDS symptoms: What are the signs of pre-leukemia?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:00:00 PST

MDS, or myelodysplastic syndrome, refers to a group of blood cancers. In this article, learn about the symptoms and complications of this disease.

Acute myeloid leukemia: Heart drugs may boost chemotherapy

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PST

Researchers find that drugs normally used to treat heart and blood vessel disease could also help to improve chemotherapy outcomes for patients with AML.

FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 06:00:00 PST

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a historic action today making the first gene therapy available in the United States, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other...

Skin cancer and rashes: Cancerous and precancerous lesions

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

A rash can be a sign of skin cancer. Find out the differences between cancerous and non-cancerous rashes, and the types of cancer that cause them.

Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PST

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

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

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.

Drug hope for acute myeloid leukaemia

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

A new drug that strips cancer cells of their "immortality" could help to treat patients suffering from one of the most aggressive forms of leukaemia.

FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 06:00:00 PST

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

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

Heme, a chemical structure found in hemoglobin, is key to treating acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer, researchers have discovered.

FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 06:00:00 PST

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...

Cell mechanism discovery could lead to 'fundamental' change in leukemia treatment

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers have identified a new cell mechanism that could lead to a fundamental change in the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia.

Scientists make breakthrough in reversing treatment resistance in blood cancer patients

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified why some people may become resistant to monoclonal antibodies, a common type of immunotherapy used in lymphoma treatment.

CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia leads to remissions in clinical trial

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PST

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...

Human antibody bolsters cancer drug performance

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PST

Some patients do not respond to the cancer drug rituximab, but breaking research finds that the addition of a human antibody reduces this resistance.

The gene behind follicular lymphoma

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:00:00 PST

EPFL scientists have discovered an important gene whose loss lies behind follicular lymphoma, an incurable cancer.

New antibody uses one-two punch to potentially treat blood cancers

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers have developed a two-pronged approach to blood cancer treatment: 1) attacking cancer cells directly and/or 2) driving them from the nurturing bone marrow environment into the peripheral...