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News tagged ‘Leukemia’ clear

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. 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

  • 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. 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

  • 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

  • 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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