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  1. Epistem and CRT Announce Agreement for the Use of Patient Derived Leukemic SamplesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    This agreement builds upon Epistems expertise with cell line based disseminated models of leukemia, and will further enhance the Company's ability to support pre-clinical therapeutic evaluation in haematological disease. The licensed Primagraft models include a range of fully cytogenetically characterized samples, with complete clinical history.

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  2. Novartis looking to prime the immune system to battle cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Switzerland's Novartis AG, one of the world's leading cancer drug companies, is making a big bet on emerging science that uses the body's immune system to fight off tumors. Novartis already has 22 oncology drugs on the market treating everything from breast cancer to leukemia, and 25 more under development, a virtual warchest of targeted treatments.

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  3. Bertrand Second Grader Honored in Blood DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KHGI

    Just days after Garrett Scholz, a second grader from Bertrand turned eight last July, his mother noticed a lot of bruising and even thought he broke his arm. Later she found out he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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  4. UConn Welcomes 5-Year-Old To Baseball TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... life-threatening and chronic illness with college athletic teams. Grayson was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2013. Seniors Carson Cross and Blake Davey were instrumental in organizing with Team IMPACT after learning of the UConn ...

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  5. The move could result in early clearance by the Federal Trade Commission.Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... portfolio . Pharmacylics' hematology drug Imbruvica is used to treat blood cancers, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. Imbruvica has been marketed since its Food and Drug Administration ...

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  6. AbbVie Refiles for Antitrust Review of Pharmacyclics DealRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... portfolio . Pharmacylics' hematology drug Imbruvica is used to treat blood cancers, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. Imbruvica has been marketed since its Food and Drug Administration ...

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  7. UConn Baseball Team Signs 5-Year-Old Leukemia PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

    Grayson Hand has seen a few curve balls in his five years, and the UConn Huskies have seen some curve balls too. So the young leukemia patient from Sturbridge, Massachusetts, makes a good match for the college baseball team.

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  8. White Bear Lake leukemia patient races to set record for high-fivingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    As 8-year-old Molly Vergin was preparing to try to break the world record for the most high-fives in one minute, no one was concerned about the magnitude of the challenge: needing to complete 261 hand slaps in 60 seconds. For her parents, the memories of Molly struggling against the debilitating effects of her leukemia chemotherapy were still too fresh.

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  9. UHV Softball Schedule ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAVU

    ... Powell lost her mother to cancer in 2013. Leal-Flores, a freshman catcher, was diagnosed with ALL Acute Lymphoblast Leukemia when she was 7 years old and had to undergo two and a half years of chemo therapy and treatment before winning her battle. ...

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  10. Task Force Punts On Women Under 50, Jeopardizing Access to MammogramsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm a physician, journalist and breast cancer survivor. Earlier in my career I worked as a clinician-scientist, led a cancer research lab and cared for people with leukemia, lymphoma and rare blood disorders.

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  11. OXiGENE Announces First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and WebcastRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... a potential treatment for solid tumors. OXi4503, its second product candidate, is in development for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). OXiGENE is dedicated to leveraging its intellectual property and therapeutic development expertise to bring ...

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  12. Study sheds new light on a crucial enzyme for the immune responseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new study by immunology researchers at the IRCM led by Javier M. Di Noia, PhD, sheds light on a mechanism affecting AID, a crucial enzyme for the immune response. The scientific breakthrough, published in the latest issue of The Journal of Experimental Medicine , could eventually improve the way we treat the common flu, as well as lymphoma and leukemia.

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  13. New drug combination shows promise for breaking breast cancer resistanceRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... the relapse of breast cancer. The key lies in monitoring changes in the proportion of dense tissue, - Taking a leukemia chemotherapy drug may help breast cancer patients who don't respond to tamoxifen overcome resistance to the widely-used drug, new ...

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  14. Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Announces Preclinical Anti-Cancer Activity...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , the leader in the development of selective histone deacetylase inhibitors for enhanced therapeutic outcomes, today announced that it will present preclinical data on selective HDAC1/2 inhibition, demonstrating strong anti-cancer activity in preclinical models of acute myeloid leukemia and neuroblastoma. In both preclinical models, HDAC1/2 inhibition demonstrated significant anti-cancer activity, both as a single-agent and in synergistic combinations with best-in-class cancer drugs.

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  15. DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Preclinical Data On...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    ... safety and efficacy in treating a number of cancers including lung, brain, cervical, ovarian tumors and leukemia. VAL-083 is approved in and the U.S. for the treatment of gliomas. As a potential treatment for glioblastoma, VAL-083's mechanism of ...

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  16. Cardio3 Biosciences Announces Infusion Of First Patient In NKG2D...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    ... is a dose escalation study evaluating safety and feasibility of a CAR T-cell therapy in patients with acute myeloid leukemia or multiple myeloma. MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, April 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardio3 BioSciences (Brussels:CARD) ...

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  17. Campaign 2012AWAITING the Next Great MistakeRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N.Y., he told the Los Angeles Times how the death from leukemia of his mom, Inge Carter, when he was 12, impacted the way he lived his life. Carter said he tried to be "the best person I can ...

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  18. Songs We Love: Brown Bird, 'Bannermen'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    On April 5, 2014, David Lamb, one half of the Providence, R.I., duo Brown Bird , lost his year-long battle with leukemia. After being diagnosed in the spring of 2013, Lamb underwent a bone-marrow transplant in the fall, and during the months of treatment and recovery he continued to make music with his life and musical partner, MorganEve Swain, in their home studio.

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  19. Care Needed To Reduce Pet-To-Human Infection RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    Pets can be a source of infection, and newborns, the elderly, children with leukemia and adults with cancer are especially vulnerable, according to a new review of data from previous research. "Pets have a number of really important health benefits," including emotional and social support, said lead author Dr. Jason Stull of the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at Ohio State University in Columbus.

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  20. Blue-White Game Jerseys to be Auctioned for...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Penn State Athetlics

    ... rare diseases (such as ALS, Aplastic Anemia, CMT, cystic fibrosis, Ehlers-Danlos, Ewing's Sarcoma, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, MS, Neimann Pick Type-C, Neuroblastoma, pancreatic cancer, etc.). Season tickets for the 2015 campaign are on sale, with more ...

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