News tagged ‘Leukemia’ clear
- When Charlie was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 4, his mother sent regular email updates to her large family and circle of friends. Her reflections grew into a touching chronicle of four years in the life of a child with cancer.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, StemCellTransplant, PatientVideos, Leukemia
- Stand Up To Cancer announced the second round of awards for its Innovative Research Grants Program, naming the 13 young scientists who will receive a combined $9.74 million to conduct high-risk/high-reward translational cancer research. Dana-Farber's Catherine J. Wu, MD, is one of the recipients.
Tags: Grants, Honors, Prevention, Leukemia
- Results suggest kinase inhibitor, teamed with chemotherapy, might reduce
the need for donor stem cell transplantation in some AML patients.
Tags: KinaseInhibitor, Leukemia
- Scientists have found a way to switch off the behavior of a protein that drives uncontrolled cell growth in tumors.
- Researchers report that patients with high-risk acute AML who received a
cancer vaccine after a stem cell transplant had few complications and
mounted a strong immune system attack on the disease.
Tags: StemCellTransplant, Leukemia
- An analysis of two dozen clinical studies finds most adults with
poor-risk and intermediate-risk acute myeloid leukemia benefit from
allogeneic stem cell transplants.
Tags: BasicResearch, StemCellTransplant, Leukemia
- A test developed by Dana-Farber scientists is the first to identify
which malignant blood cells are highly vulnerable to a promising type of
experimental drugs that unleash pent-up cell suicide factors to destroy
Tags: BasicResearch, Leukemia
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