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Leukemia News

February 21, 2024

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For some leukemia patients, their only treatment option carries a risk of heart ...
Researchers have identified a novel pharmaceutical compound that successfully kills leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells, potentially paving the way for new forms of ...
Decisions on treatment for leukemia patients are based, among other things, on a series of certain genetic features of the disease. IT specialists and physicians have now shown how a method based on artificial intelligence can be used to predict ...
Leukaemia trial shows 'exceptional' results. Personalized treatment for the most common form of adult leukemia helps patients survive for longer and stay in remission, a phase III trial has found. Adult patients were given a combination of cancer ...
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Treatment with a molecule known as A485 can quickly and temporarily increase levels of white blood cells, a critical part of the body's immune system, an effect that is difficult to deliver with ...

Researchers used various sequencing technologies to explore the molecular characteristics of myeloid/natural killer cell precursor acute leukemia (MNKPL). They observed activation of the NOTCH1 and ...

Researchers have developed a new form of gene therapy that can stop cell division in fusion-driven ...

A study shows new steps toward more patients getting gene ...

A new study has demonstrated the safety of using microbiota transplant therapy (MTT) in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) -- a type of blood cancer -- and recipients of hematopoietic cell ...

Clinicians have a new standard for graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) prevention after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, according to results from a phase III study. The new standard ...

Three young patients with relapsed T-cell leukemia have now been treated with base-edited ...

Cancer researchers have made an important new connection between a person's cancer risk and the activity of circular RNAs, a poorly understood family of genetic fragments present in the body. A ...

Despite the promise of new medications that promote cancer cell death in people with acute myeloid leukemia, leukemic cells often adopt features that let them evade the drugs' effects within a ...

Scientists have discovered a mechanism that linked a leukemic mutation to varying potentials for disease development -- a discovery which could eventually lead to a way to identify patients with the ...

Researchers have determined a novel mechanism linking the metabolism of ribonucleic acids, RNA, to the development of leukemia in myelodysplastic syndrome patients, MDS. They explain what makes ...

A new targeted drug has not only sparked remissions in patients with a common form of leukemia but also induced the cancer cells to reveal one of their schemes for resisting the drug, investigators ...

People with a third copy of chromosome 21, known as trisomy 21, are at high risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive form of blood cancer. Scientists have now identified the ...

Researchers identify potential therapeutic for acute myeloid leukemia that targets a DNA repair ...

Researchers have identified a possible new targeted drug for treating acute myeloid leukemia. In the future, the discovery may help patients with certain rare subtypes of the ...

A new study shows fasting can trigger a negative effect on fighting infection on a cellular level in mouse ...

Patients with myelofibrosis had clinically significant improvement in disease-related symptoms, including anemia and spleen enlargement, when treated with the targeted therapy momelotinib, according ...

The value of chemotherapy delivery at specific times of the day to optimize efficacy and minimize adverse effects in hematologic malignancy remains unknown. An interdisciplinary research team ...

Researchers find that an antimicrobial molecule modifies T-cell-signalling and thus attenuates overshooting immune ...

Technology that enables an unprecedented, high-resolution look for all structural variants in our genes that are known to cause cancer can outperform standard tests used today for common blood ...

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