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Penn researchers find genetically modified T cells cause sustained remissions in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: by Cancer.gov Posted Sat 13 Aug 2011 10:19pm Penn researchers find genetically modified T cells cause sustained remissions in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: NCI Cancer Center News Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine have shown sustained remissions of up to a year among a small group of advanced ch ... 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 »
Childhood Leukemia and Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants by Environmental Health Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 9:00pm Childhood Leukemia and Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Adrian Burton Adri ... Read on »
The Faulty Gene Behind Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Scientists today know a great deal about chronic myeloid leukemia. The story of their research into the disease goes back 40 years, to a lab in Philadelphia. Peter Nowell at the University of Pennsylvania stumbled on a technique to make the chromosomes of dividing cells visible under the microscope. Nowell showed slides of chromosomes fr ... Read on »
CFS Virus Saga Continues – Murine Leukemia Virus or MLV Now Found by FDA and NIH by Chris H. Posted Mon 23 Aug 2010 3:38pm The chronic fatigue virus saga continues. Today, the NIH, FDA and CDC held a teleconference and provided additional evidence of an association between a virus and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. But instead of focusing on XMRV like I thought they would, most of the call was centered on a virus called ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: familial acute myeloid leukemia with mutated CEBPA by nih.gov Posted Wed 16 May 2012 4:43pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2012 What is familial acute myeloid leukemia with mutated CEBPA? Familial acute myeloid leukemia with mutate ... Read on »
Grape Seed Extract Triggers Leukemia Cell Death by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 08 Jan 2009 2:54pm In a new in vitro experiment, grape seed extract caused human leukemia cells to commit cell suicide (a process known as apoptosis). In past studies, grape seed extract has shown activity in a number of laboratory cancer cell lines, including skin, breast, colon, lung, stomach and prostate cancers. However, until now, the extract had not been ... Read on »
Natural Therapies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 8:34am As a lymphatic drainage therapist, I work with many cancer patients in varying phases of their cancer recovery. It seems like we've been seeing more Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) recently and I thought it would be a good idea to provide some recommendation for natural treatments and natural therapies for these individuals to consider in ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: PDGFRB-associated chronic eosinophilic leukemia by nih.gov Posted Fri 15 Feb 2013 2:01pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed February 2013 What is PDGFRB-associated chronic eosinophilic leukemia? PDGFRB-associated chronic eosi ... Read on »
Feline Leukemia by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:44am It is pretty confusing to deal with feline leukemia in litters of young kittens. It is entirely possible for only part of the litter or even one kitten to be infected and the rest of the litter unaffected. Some kittens (or cats) who are infected with feline leukemia will develop immunity to the virus and will not ever become ill from ... Read on »