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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.
     

Tags: Leukemia

  • 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.

Tags: Leukemia

  • 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.

Tags: Leukemia

  • 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. 

Tags: Leukemia

  • 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

  • Dr. David Steensma spoke at the Annual International Congress on Hematologic Malignancies. He says progress in the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) has been halting.

Tags: BasicResearch, Leukemia, Lymphoma

  • In a study led by Dr. Catherine Wu, some patients with a hard-to-treat type of leukemia responded to an experimental therapeutic vaccine designed to activate patients' immune systems.

Tags: BasicResearch, Leukemia

  • A study by Dr. Catherine Wu shows some patients with a hard-to-treat type of leukemia responded to an experimental therapeutic vaccine. The vaccine activates the immune system to help fight the disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, Leukemia

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