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  • Dr. Joseph Antin commented on the rising number of patients seeking bone marrow transplants and the demand it has created on registries that match patient needs with willing donors.

Tags: Leukemia, CopingWithCancer

  • 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. 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).

Tags: Leukemia

  • 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.

     

Tags: 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

  • 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

  • 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

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