Stem cell study finds worse outcomes for certain Leukemia patients
December 29, 2010
Leukemia patients who suffer from cancers that express higher levels of genes from certain cancer stem cells receive a less hopeful prognosis than those who have lower levels of the genes, according to a new study.More...
Stem cell research moves ahead therapy for leukemia
December 15, 2010
Suppressing the protein beta-catenin in the blood may be able to reverse the condition of leukemic stem cells and also resensitize them if they become resistant to treatment.More...
New drug shows promise for leukemia patients
December 7, 2010
A new drug has shown promise for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) who are genetically resistant to treatment or have developed a resistance to other leukemia drugs.More...
Nature sounds may ease pain of bone marrow therapy
October 8, 2010
Johns Hopkins researchers have found that the substantial pain endured by cancer patients during bone marrow extractions can be reduced if they listen to nature sounds during the procedure.More...
Grant awarded to leukemia researcher focuses on new drug treatment
July 20, 2010
A $410,000 grant has been awarded to a researcher at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles to develop a multi-site study of two forms of leukemia in children.More...
Protein identified that shows outcome of some leukemias
July 12, 2010
A protein has been identified by researchers that may predict the prognosis of people with certain types of leukemia and may point the way to new treatments for the disease.More...