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  • Dr. Steven Treon discussed the game-changing discoveries in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia that led to the approval of ibrutinib for treatment of the disease

Tags: Leukemia

  • Dr. Anthony Letai led a study showing an oral targeted drug that found encouraging activity and tolerable side effects in patients with treatment-resistant or relapsed acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).


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  • Drs. Richard Stone, Jeff Golden, and Robert Soiffer collaborated on a study using Rapid Heme Panel, a high-tech genetic test that provides critical information for treating blood cancer patients.


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  • Former Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center patient Kate Franklin spent the summer interning in the lab of Dr. Loren Walensky, who treated her for leukemia when she was a child.

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  • Lisa Scherber of the Jimmy Fund Clinic discussed the important memories that former Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester created for patients he has met over the years.

Tags: Leukemia, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Andrew Lane led a study showing a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with Down syndrome.

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  • Dr. Richard Stone joined 22 other specialists in sending a letter calling on the FDA to speed up the process allowing patients to use the leukemia drug Iclusig.

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  • Dr. Javid Moslehi said reports of cardiovascular problems linked to several newer drugs lacked the kind of details that doctors need to figure out whether side effects could be prevented. 

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  • Darla Holloway, the 4-year-old Dana-Farber patient who sang 'God Bless America' at Fenway Park during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon, received a big surprise on The Katie Couric Show.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, RadioTelethon, Leukemia

  • According to Dr. Joseph Antin, it is even more difficult for mixed-race individuals, African-Americans and some subsets of Asian-Americans, particularly South Asians, to find a bone marrow match.

Tags: MultipleMyeloma, Leukemia

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