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  1. 4-year-old boy losing battle with cancer celebrates an early HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A Utah family knows they only have a limited amount of time with their son and they are determined to make the best of that time. "His Leukemia has gone out of control and is no longer treatable, so he was given a few days to several weeks left," Merrill Van Leuven, Ethan's father said.

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  2. Auburn School Board to recognize outstanding staff member | Honor rollRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    ... Scofield, a second grade teacher. "He also is actively involved with his Dad in raising money for the Lymphoma/Leukemia foundation. He cheers for the underdog and is willing to step in and help out in any way he can. Emmett shares a kind word and a ...

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  3. 4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... allow employees to volunteer in charity bike rides, or they sponsor a team to run in a 5-K fundraiser for leukemia research or choose to be a named sponsor for an event to fight breast cancer or diabetes. While participation in these activities ...

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  4. NeoGenomics is First to Offer Molecular Testing for Resistance to...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... types of lymphoma. BTK inhibitors are highly effective in the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and certain subtypes of lymphoma, including mantle cell lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). However, some ...

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  5. Rich Pharmaceuticals Announces Submission Of Investigational New Drug ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Rich Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing innovative therapies in oncology, announced today that it has submitted an investigational new drug application to conduct a Phase 2 clinical trial for its lead compound RP-323 in Acute Myelocytic Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Rich plans to initiate a multicenter, Phase 2 clinical study using RP-323 to treat AML and MDS patients.

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  6. Clinical Trial To Evaluate Two Biothera Cancer Drugs For Advanced Pancreatic CancerRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... in multiple clinical trials for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), colorectal cancer and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Imprime PGG is currently being investigated in a phase 3 clinical trial for advanced colorectal cancer and in phase 2 studies for ...

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  7. YEATS Protein Potential Therapeutic Target for CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2012 | Science Daily

    ... named UNC1215, will provide researchers with a powerful tool - About five-ten percent of cases of acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive blood cancer that is currently incurable in 70 percent of patients, are characterized by the rearrangement of a ...

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  8. ERYtech Pharma Successfully Snags 30 MillionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Regulatory News: ERYTECH , the French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative 'tumor starvation' treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology indications with unmet medical need, announces today the successful completion of a capital increase for a total amount of 30 million. Gil Beyen, Chairman & CEO of ERYTECH, comments: " Following the good Phase III results of our clinical study on GRASPA in acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the strategy of ERYTECH Pharma is to further increase the potential of this product toward other indications such as lymphomas and solid tumors and speed up its development in the US.

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  9. YB-1 disrupts mismatch repair complex formation, interferes with...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Oncogene

    ... and spontaneous mutations. Furthermore, upregulation of other PIP-box-containing proteins, such as myeloid cell leukemia-1 (Mcl-1) and inhibitor of growth protein 1b (ING1b), has no impact on MMR complex formation and mutation accumulation, thus ...

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  10. New study may offer first alternative to standard chemotherapy for...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center conclude new drug in development may offer first alternative to standard chemotherapy for T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere say that blocking the action of an enzyme "switch" needed to activate tumor growth is emerging as a practical strategy for treating T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia .

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  11. Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise with Age, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedlinePlus

    Blood cell mutations linked to the blood cancers leukemia and lymphoma increase as people get older, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed blood samples from nearly 3,000 Americans, ages 10 to 90, and found the mutations in less than 1 percent of those ages 40 to 49. By the time people are between 70 and 79, 5 percent will have blood cell mutations, according to the study.

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  12. Portola volunteer firefighter battles leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Feather River Bulletin

    ... since 2007. Lauri has been on leave from the Portola Fire Department since April, when she was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Lauri is 67. One day last April, she was shopping with her sister and felt tightness in her chest. By evening it was ...

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  13. ERYTECH Successfully Raises a 30 Million for Expanding Its Therapeutic ...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ERYTECH , the French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative 'tumor starvation' treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology indications with unmet medical need, announces today the successful completion of a capital increase for a total amount of 30 million. Gil Beyen, Chairman & CEO of ERYTECH, comments: " Following the good Phase III results of our clinical study on GRASPA in acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the strategy of ERYTECH Pharma is to further increase the potential of this product toward other indications such as lymphomas and solid tumors and speed up its development in the US.

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  14. 13-year-old boy donates stuffed animal collection to boy with leukemiaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Ethan Van Leuven was diagnosed with acute cymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, at 22 months old. After years of treatment, his family was told Ethan has a few days to several weeks to live.

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  15. Good times abound at ACC women's media dayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

    UNC's Danielle Butts and Latifah Coleman, Duke's Elizabeth Williams and Ka'lia Johnson, and N.C. State's Len'Nique Brown-Hoskin are all smiles on media day! GRANDOVER RESORT/GREENSBORO Sylvia Hatchell said she's about as happy as she can be to be back on the sidelines as the women's basketball season begins. The veteran UNC coach, who missed last season with leukemia, was in great spirits at the ACC's annual media day at the conference's go-to resort.

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  16. Holiday cards to support the Leukemia Research FoundationRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation, which funds research for leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes all over ...

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  17. Tim Hortons donates to Friends for Friends charityRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Free Press

    ... Friends for Friends was created two years ago by Fernie couple Chris and Shelley Moulton, after Shelley battled leukemia and the community stuck by the pair. "We help financially and emotionally as much as we can for any people in Fernie who are ...

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  18. Jacob Hermann has been battling leukemia for almost three years.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    After their son was diagnosed with childhood cancer, a Wilmington family turned their family's experience into an opportunity to make a difference for the other families. Eleven year-old Jacob Hermann was diagnosed with leukemia in 2012, six weeks after the Hermann family moved to Wilmington.

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  19. Keian's Holiday Wish Toy Drive is underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Langley Times

    Chantal and Ryan Blundell lost their beautiful six-year-old son Keian on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2014, after a very hard fight against an aggressive leukemia. But even in those last days of his young life, Keian was thinking of other sick kids just like him, wanting to bring love and joy into their lives.

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  20. Rondout School hosts blood drive for fourth-grader with leukemiaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Lake Forester

    To support a fourth grader who is battling leukemia, Rondout School District 72 will host a blood drive from 1-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, in the school gym at 28593 Bradley Road, Lake Forest. According to the student's family, Rondout student Samantha Ghantous, 9, has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.

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