News tagged ‘StemCellTransplant’ 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
- An innovative experimental treatment for boosting the effectiveness of stem-cell transplants with umbilical cord blood has a favorable safety profile in long-term animal studies, according to Dana-Farber's Wolfram Goessling, MD, PhD.
- A novel drug proved more effective than standard treatment in patients
who had life-threatening blockages in tiny blood vessels in the liver
following stem-cell transplants.
- 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
- The program is one of only three nationwide that consistently
outperformed the expected one-year survival rate for unrelated donor
stem cell transplants in the US.
- 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
- November is National Marrow Awareness month, and Dana-Farber Cancer
Institute is encouraging people to help save lives by registering to be a
potential bone marrow donor.
- A Dana-Farber study challenges the hypothesis that "cancer stem cells" —
a small number of self-renewing cells within a tumor — are responsible
for breast cancer progression and recurrence, and that wiping out these
cells alone could cure the disease.
Tags: BreastCancer, StemCellTransplant
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