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PORT CHESTER, N.Y. For the last eight years Port Chester's Lael Porcelli has run marathons, sprint triathlons and sold lemonade to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and honor her niece, Katie Smercak, who was successfully treated for leukemia at the age of five.
A teenage girl who lost her battle with a rare type of bone cancer has sparked a fundraising effort for a boy battling leukemia.
A benefit dinner and dance for Melinda Torres, who is battling leukemia, will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Sweetwater Jaycees Barn.
Gazyvaro, the first type II, glycoengineered anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody is now approved in Europe for patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia Approval is based on the phase III CLL11 study which showed that Gazyvaro plus chlorambucil chemotherapy significantly extended the amount of time people lived without their disease ... (more)
Five-year-old leukemia survivor Miles, dressed as "Batkid", arrives with Batman to rescue a "woman in distress" as part of a day arranged by the Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco, California November 15, 2013.
Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that it has been selected as a provider of Zydelig tablets.
Roche said on Tuesday that European regulators approved its drug Gazyvaro, or obinutuzumab, for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, boosting the Swiss group's line-up of new cancer treatments.
Los Angeles, Calif.- A man flew half way across the world to meet the man whose life he saved.
In Europe, two Bay Area pharmaceutical companies will go head-to-head over new drugs that both treat a rare blood cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, in patients whose disease has returned.
Well ahead of schedule, the US Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Imbruvica to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who carry a deletion in chromosome 17 , associated with poor responses to standard treatment for CLL.
As the primary source of diagnostic information, not only do many healthcare professionals rely on the results provided by clinical laboratories, but so do the patients being treated accordingly.
Lorus Therapeutics Inc. today announced that the Food and Drug Administration completed its review and cleared the company's Investigational New Drug application of LOR-253 for the treatment of hematologic malignancies including acute myeloid leukemia , high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes , lymphomas and multiple myeloma .
The New Zealand native originally shot to fame as a finalist on the 1993 series of UK Masterchef and despite not winning, went on to become a regular face on television, including Ready Steady Cook.
More than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of these kids have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression.
Stroudsburg single mom Jenifer Chan got heartbreaking news three years ago when one of her four daughters, aged 12, was diagnosed with leukemia.
Jeff Dykehouse, who died July 9 , was inspired to turn talent and personal tragedy into beauty and healing for others facing the same devastation.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 03:03 am
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