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New Targeted Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia by Posted Sun 09 Sep 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: The invention describes the use of benzodiazepine compounds for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Specifically, the compounds can be used to treat core binding factor (CBF) leukemias, which are a subgroup of leukemia associated with the generation of ... Read on »
Strawberry phytochemicals fight acute lymphoblastic leukemia by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 10 Jul 2010 12:00am - Certain phytochemicals naturally found in strawberries may come to have a role in fighting leukemia or other cancers, according to the work of molecular biologist Susan J. Zunino. Her tests with lab-cultured cells of a cancer kno ... Read on »
Refractory Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: Role of Stem Cell Transplantation by Mark Levin Posted Fri 18 Nov 2011 10:48am Although acute lymphoblastic leukemia is curable in one third of adult patients, results vary greatly on account of different clinical, immunologic, and cytogenetic/genetic characteristics. These data, along with the kinetics of response to early treatment, help establish the individual risk class with considerable accuracy, and support risk ... Read on »
Hypodiploid Acute lymphocytic leukemia by Mark Levin Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 6:48am Children and adolescents with ALL and hypodiploidy with fewer than 44 chromosomes have a poor outcome despite contemporary therapy. Patients with hypodiploid leukemia cells (modal number less than 45) have a poor prognosis for cure. Event free survival (EFS) at 5 years was 20 percent in patients with hypodiploid leukemia compared to 75 perce ... Read on »
Acute leukemia quiz by pathologystudent Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 10:02pm 1 Comment Another quiz – this time on acute leukemia. Answers and explanations are in the first comment following this post. 1. Patients with which of the following leukemias may go into DIC if given routine chemotherapeutic agents? A. Acute promonocytic leukemia B. Acute promyelocytic leukemia C. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia D. Chronic ... Read on »
Study Shows New Option for Kids With Tough-to-Treat Leukemia by HealthFinder Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Some cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia may not require bone marrow transplant, researchers say. ... Read on »
Aarkstore Enterprise Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) Clinical Trials Review Q4, 2010 by Aarkstore Posted Tue 18 Jan 2011 5:13am Aarkstore announce a new report  "Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) Clinical Trials Review Q4, 2010 " through its vast collection of market research report. Summary “Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) Global Clinical Trials Review, Q4, 2010” provides data on the Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) clinical trial scenario. This report provi ... Read on »
Leukemia risk higher in diet-induced obesity by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Sep 2010 12:00am - The first study to demonstrate that obesity from overeating can directly accelerate the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been conducted at The Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and will b ... Read on »
Are chronic myeloproliferative disorders really leukemias? by pathologystudent Posted Wed 12 May 2010 8:01am Q. I was wondering what the difference was between labeling something as a “leukemia” vs labeling it as a “chronic myeloproliferative disorder.” I understand that leukemias are neoplastic proliferations of hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow, but aren’t myeloproliferative disorders the same thing? In particular, what category wou ... Read on »
Leukemia Explained by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 2 Comments ANNOUNCER: Leukemia, a cancer of white blood cells is diagnosed in about 29,000 adults and 2,000 children each year in the US. NEIL SHAH, MD: Leukemia is really defined as the overproduction of white blood cells; it's a blood disorder caused by, essentially, an abnormality in cells in the bone marrow. What makes it a cancer is that the cells hav ... Read on »