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If chronic myeloid leukemia is a chronic leukemia, why does it have immature cells? by pathologystudent Posted Wed 19 May 2010 5:31pm Q. If the chronic leukemias have lots of mature cells, and the acute leukemias have immature cells, then how come chronic myeloid leukemia has lots of immature cells? Seems like it belongs in the acute leukemia category! A. I think the best way to look at it is to oversimplify it a little, to get at the basics, and then put in a litt ... Read on »
ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS FOR CHRONIC PAIN... by Barmac Posted Sun 12 Jun 2011 7:23am They now say that Chiropractic treatment may improve pain levels as it can help increase cervical and lumbar ranges of motion. An explanation of 'Chiropractic' is a theoretical healing process based on the belief that health problems are caused by misalignment of the vertebrae (www.ukskeptics.com). Acupuncture has been shown to help incre ... Read on »
Trials Point to More Treatment Options for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 07 Jul 2010 9:00pm Trials Point to More Treatment Options for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. 12, June 15, 2010 ( see the current issue ). Short-term results from two phase III clinical trials suggest that patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) may have new o ... Read on »
B-cell Surface Reactive Antibodies for the Treatment of B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by nih.gov Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (B-CLL) is a cancer characterized by a progressive accumulation of functionally incompetent lymphocytes. Despite high morbidity and mortality, the only available potential cure is allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (alloHSCST). However, there is le ... Read on »
New Treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 11:24pm The FDA has approved Sprycel (dasatinib) for use in the treatment of adults in all phases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) with resistance or intolerance to prior therapy including Gleevec. Like Gleevec, Sprycel is very expensive. Gleevec can cost $35,000 dollars a year. The price of Sprycel, an oral medication, varies by dosage but the price ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 11:03pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Arzerra (ofatumumab) for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a slowly progressing cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Arzerra is approved for patients with CLL whose cancer is no longer being controlled by other forms of chemotherapy. CLL primarily affects people older th ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA requires multiple new safety measures for leukemia drug Iclusig; company expected to resume m by FDA Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 11:53am This information is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA asks manufacturer of the leukemia drug Iclusig (ponatinib) to suspend marketing and sales that was issued on October 31, 2013 , and updated on November 5, 2013 . Safety Announcement [12-20-2013] The U.S. Food and Drug Administr ... 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 »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »
Effective Alternative Treatments for Arthritis Pain Relief by hqbk Posted Wed 15 Jan 2014 6:59am Arthritis is a painful and degenerative condition caused by inflammation in the joints that causes stiffness and pain. The Arthritis Foundation reports that approximately 50 million people in the U.S are affected by arthritis. It is also the second most debilitating illness of Americans after heart disease. The National Health Interview Survey (N ... Read on »