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The Phase 1b/2 open-label, multicenter study evaluated 31 patients, 65 years of age and older with CLL or SLL.
The health care exchanges-federal and state-are now functioning and not sucking up all the oxygen around the implementation of Obamacare.
Two HIV-infected men who were thought to be clear of the virus after having stem cell transplants have had the AIDS-causing pathogen return, their doctors said, dashing hopes that their cases might lead to a cure.
Data demonstrated antileukemic effect in 67% of evaluable patients and 47% of patients treated across all dose levels.
SUNDAY Dec. 8, 2013, 2013 -- Preliminary research shows that gene therapy might one day be a powerful weapon against leukemia and other blood cancers.
Doctors have been reporting "unprecedented success" in using gene therapy to transform the blood cells of patients blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy leukemia.
The addition of a monoclonal antibody called gemtuzumab combined with standard chemotherapy has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of relapse and increase rates of disease-free survival in pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia .
A closely watched leukemia drug developed by Johnson & Johnson and Pharmacyclics Inc maintained its effectiveness in keeping the disease at bay for most patients, according to long-term follow-up data from a midstage study being presented at a major medical meeting.
She has lost her golden hair and when strangers enter her room at The Hospital for Sick Children, she pulls her grey hoodie with the pink heart over her head and face and crosses her arms across her chest.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced interim results from a single-arm, open-label Phase 2 study evaluating GS-9973, an investigational oral inhibitor of spleen tyrosine kinase , for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory hematologic malignancies.
Human immune cells reprogrammed in the laboratory to attack leukemia helped drive out the blood cancer in adults and children with aggressive forms of the disease, according to studies on the new strategy.
Northern Freestyle KarA ate Association juniors and adults organised a special challenge to raise money for the Toma Fund, set up in memory of teenager Jordan Thompson who lost his battle with acute myeloid leukemia in September 2007.
In this October 2012 photo provided by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Emily Whitehead is checked by pediatric oncologist, Dr. Stephan A. Grupp, at the hospital.
An international study led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has shown that a new type of gene therapy may help boys with a fatal immune disorder commonly known as "bubble boy" disease.
As Michael DeBolt's seven children were growing up, it was important to him that they got involved in giving back to the community.