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  • Dr. Matthew Davids has been selected as a recipient of The Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship Program for Scholars in Medicine award, created by Harvard Medical School to support the projects of junior faculty members.

Tags: Honors, Leukemia

  • An experimental therapy that tweaks a leukemia patient’s immune cells to recognize an often-deadly form of leukemia has resulted in remission in five adults. Dr. Richard Stone and Dana-Farber will be part of a larger study of the novel approach.

Tags: Leukemia

  • An experimental therapy that tweaks a leukemia patient's immune cells to recognize an often-deadly form of leukemia has resulted in remission in five adults. Dr. Richard Stone explained that cancer cells are similar enough to normal cells that the T-cells cannot recognize the cancer cells. By injecting genes into the T cells, the immune system is educated to recognize the cancer.

Tags: Leukemia

  • People recently gathered at St. James Armenian Church in Watertown to support Sarkis Chekijian, who is running the Boston Marathon to raise research funds for Dana-Farber.

Tags: Leukemia

  • Dana-Farber patient Anita Cutler met the bone marrow donor she credits with saving her life.

Tags: StemCellTransplant, Leukemia

  • Jim Robinson, the bone marrow donor for Dana-Farber patient Anita Cutler, discusses the process of becoming a stem cell donor through bethematch.org.

Tags: StemCellTransplant, Leukemia

  • Dr. David Steensma says new genomic studies cataloging the mutations that drive two deadly cancers is a landmark that will stand the test of time.

Tags: Genomics, Leukemia

  • Dr. David Steensma comments on genomic studies cataloging the mutations that drive endometrial cancer and acute myeloid leukemia.

Tags: Genomics, Leukemia

  • Dr. Richard Stone discusses how mutations in a gene involved in the production of white blood cells may improve the diagnosis — and perhaps treatment — of two rare blood cancers.

Tags: Genetics, Leukemia

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently joined Dana-Farber to establish a network of sites for clinical trial testing of innovative blood cancer therapies in community oncology settings.

Tags: BasicResearch, Leukemia

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