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Treating pediatric leukemia patients with a liposomal formulation of anthracycline-based chemotherapy at a more intense-than-standard dose during initial treatment may result in high survival rates without causing any added heart toxicity, according to the results of a study published online today in Blood , the Journal of the American Society of ... (more)
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Egg Harbor Township resident Chad Juros was diagnosed with leukemia in 1991 at age 3. Four years later, he relapsed and spent 17 months in the cancer ward, during which time his father, Dr.
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The Lockhartville mom was putting her three-year-old son Mark to bed when she noticed what looked like an odd rash.
A Sarasota high school senior has been honored by the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for a computer tool she has developed to help doctors diagnose leukemia.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Most little girls start dreaming of their wedding proposal when they're still playing princess -- who will it be, how will it happen, and where? For one Louisville couple, the hospital proved to be the perfect place.
Helen Mirren gave a 10-year-old dying boy with Down's syndrome his wish to meet the Queen of England.
Family, friends and community members are set to come together Wednesday afternoon to celebrate and honor former SLP baseball standout Derrick Keller.
There is a man somewhere in the country who is battling leukemia and he might be saved by a man he has never met who lives in Slidell.
Ambit Biosciences Announces Presentations of Data from Clinical Investigations of Quizartinib at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences Corporation today announced that data from clinical investigations of quizartinib , a potent and selective FLT3 inhibitor, will be presented at the Annual ... (more)
Anissa Brackett, left, shares a special bond with her younger sister Marissa Ayala, who she calls "Angel Baby." Ayala was conceived in hopes of being a bone marrow donor for her older sister Anissa, who was diagnosed with leukemia more then 20 years ago.
Dr. Margie Peschel charts her professional career along the time line of the American Cancer Society's century-long campaign against one of the most devastating diseases on earth.
Each year more than 12,000 Americans are diagnosed with a blood cancer, such as Leukemia and Lymphoma.
Six years ago, Sharon-native Scott Berenson, 37, was helping his wife Alison by volunteering for one of the many projects she took on in her role as the the young adult program director for Combined Jewish Philanthropies.
I've yet to meet anyone who loves cancer. When President Nixon began the war on cancer in 1971 with the signing of the National Cancer Act, it was intended to "a strengthen the National Cancer Institute in order to more effectively carry out the national effort against cancer." Despite the billions of dollars spent, and a few scattered victories ... (more)
Claire E. Dearden, MD, Consultant Hematologist, Head of CLL Clinic, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK, highlights the pharmacotherapeutic strategies for the management of B- and T-cell PLL, noting the clinical outcomes associated with the diseases, and briefly touches on the future of PLL therapy.
A Ravenna Township teen has received a special gift that encourages him to fight cancer with his own two feet.