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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.
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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.
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
Langford resident Hannah Day, 4, is back in hospital after being diagnosed with cancer for the second time in her life, this time a different form from the first.
A court-appointed guardian is dropping her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy after she and her parents fled their home to avoid treatment.
THE SPARK: Analyst Matthew Roden raised his rating to "Buy" from "Neutral" and increased his price target to $200 per share from $163.
The 24-year-old took to Auldhouse retail park on Saturday to pull the bus on his weight-trained shoulders to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.
Bella Hung, 8, and Annika Johnson, 7, are separated by one grade at Cabrillo Elementary School.
The Western & Central New York Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announced Deborah and Rocco Surace will serve as co-chairs for the society's 22nd annual Diamond Ball.
Hispanic children are at an increased risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and are more likely to die of their disease when compared to any other racial or ethnic group.