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September 26, 2016

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September 26, 2016

ATR Inhibitors Show a Positive Response in Two Animal Models

Sep. 13, 2016 — Tumors are groups of cells that divide without control, accumulating multiple chromosomal and DNA mutations. These alterations are triggered in part by replicative stress. To survive, tumor cells ... read more

Many Adolescent Girls With Leukemia Are Not Being Screened for Pregnancy Before Beginning Chemotherapy

Sep. 12, 2016 — A new study indicates that adolescent females with acute leukemia have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to receiving chemotherapy that can cause birth defects. Although many chemotherapy drugs ... read more

Aug. 26, 2016 — Researchers have identified RNA-based biomarkers that distinguish between normal, aging hematopoietic stem cells and leukemia stem cells associated with secondary acute myeloid leukemia (sAML), a ... read more

Study Shows Protein Complex Essential to Creating Healthy Blood Cells

Aug. 25, 2016 — A group of proteins best known for helping to activate all mammalian genes has been found to play a particularly commanding role in the natural development of specialized stem cells into healthy ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin ? receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus, and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who ... read more

Barcodes Show the Blood Family Tree

Aug. 24, 2016 — By assigning a barcode to stem cells, researchers have made it possible to monitor large blood cell populations as well as individual blood cells, and study the changes over time. Among other things, ... read more

Aug. 19, 2016 — There are a couple strains of herpes so common that researchers estimate 90% of the human population have them. These strains, human herpes 6 and human herpes 7, usually do not cause severe symptoms ... read more

Leukemia Blood Testing Has 'Massive Potential'

Aug. 17, 2016 — Researchers have unlocked the potential of a new test which could revolutionize the way doctors diagnose and monitor a common childhood ... read more

Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Report Better Quality of Life Compared to Peripheral Blood Transplant Recipients from Unrelated Volunteer Donors

Aug. 16, 2016 — A large, nationwide study finds better psychological well-being, fewer graft vs. host disease symptoms and greater likelihood of returning to work among bone marrow transplant ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — A new approach that may prevent leukemia and lymphoma patients from developing graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) after therapeutic bone marrow transplants has now been developed by ... read more

Venetoclax Safe, Shows Promise in Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Aug. 12, 2016 — Patients whose acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) had relapsed or was resistant to chemotherapy and those who were deemed unable to tolerate chemotherapy experienced responses to the selective BCL-2 ... read more

Researchers Find New Functions of Blood Cell Protein in Transplant

Aug. 11, 2016 — Scientists have found exciting, new functions of the protein angiogenin that play a significant role in the regulation of blood cell formation, important in bone marrow transplantation and recovery ... read more

New Drug Class Gives Hope for Better Treatments for Incurable Myeloma

Aug. 8, 2016 — Researchers have discovered that a new class of anti-cancer agents may be effective in treating multiple myeloma, an incurable bone marrow ... read more

Aug. 5, 2016 — Medical researchers have found that inhibiting a protein called BMI1 could inhibit the development of lung ... read more

Hybrid Treatment Hunts Down and Kills Leukemia Cells

July 28, 2016 — Researchers have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells and that may lead to less toxic treatments for ... read more

Early Detection of Leukemia Patients' Resistance to Therapy

July 28, 2016 — Researchers have made a world-first breakthrough in the early detection of patients' resistance to a common treatment for chronic myeloid ... read more

Study Uncovers Novel Genetic Alterations Contributing to Development of Leukemia

July 27, 2016 — Novel genetic alterations contributing to development of leukemia have been discovered by a team of scientists. The findings from the international study involving about 220 newly diagnosed and ... read more

Cord Blood Outperforms Matched, Unrelated Donor in Bone Marrow Transplant

July 26, 2016 — A new study finds that three years post-bone marrow transplant, the incidence of severe chronic graft-versus-host disease was 44 percent in patients who had received transplants from matched, ... read more

July 20, 2016 — A new study offers a compelling hypothesis explaining poor prognosis for obese cancer patients: researchers found that leukemia stem cells "hide" in fatty tissue, even transforming this ... read more

Disturbances in Blood Cell Gene Transcription May Lead to Leukemia

July 20, 2016 — Researchers have succeeded in shedding light on the pathogenesis of DNA breakpoints that are associated with leukemia. A mechanism discovered in a recent study can explain up to 90% of DNA damages ... read more

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