chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Oscar-Nominated Actress Jill Clayburgh Passes Away At 66


November 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Lakeville, Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted actress Jill Clayburgh passed away at her Lakeville, Connecticut home on Friday after a long battle with leukemia. During her illustrious career spanning across ... Read more...

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Lack of vitamin D in patients with leukemia ‘ups death risk’


November 5th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have found a significant difference in cancer progression and death in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who had sufficient vitamin D levels in their blood compared to ... Read more...

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Factor boosting leukemia’s aggressiveness identified


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified particular relationship that can promote aggressive leukemias and lymphomas.Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells survive and thrive not just by their own ... Read more...

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Green tea may help treat chronic leukemia


June 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that an extract of green tea may be helpful in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients.Researchers at Mayo Clinic say that use of the chemical ... Read more...

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Potential new treatment for blood-related cancers


May 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a new clinical trial, scientists have found that SNS-032, one of the first in a new class of drugs that inhibit cyclin-dependent kinases, is safe and could ... Read more...

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Experimental lung cancer drug may help treat brain, prostate cancer


January 4th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A drug, currently undergoing trials for breast and lung cancer, has also been found effective in treating brain cancer glioblastoma and prostate cancer, say researchers.According to Dr. Jerry ... Read more...

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Silenced gene may serve as marker for detecting chronic leukemia early


August 6th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, has shown that certain genes are ... Read more...

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Green tea extract may help treat leukemia


May 27th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): An active ingredient of green tea has been found effective in treating leukaemia patients, say researchers.The study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has shown that patients could fairly ... Read more...

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New biomarker that may help predict leukemia aggressiveness identified


April 20th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, San Diego and the Moores UCSD Cancer Centre have identified a biomaker that may help predict aggressiveness of difficult-to-treat form of leukaemia.The research ... Read more...

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Cough medicine ingredient could prove effective in prostate cancer treatment


December 20th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): An ingredient present in a common cough suppressant has been found to be effective in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer, according to a new study.The collaborative ... Read more...

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Interactive gene ”networks” may predict aggressiveness of leukaemia


December 9th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): A team of American researchers has unearthed evidence that networks of interactive genes can be helpful in determining the likelihood that a form of leukaemia is fast-moving ... Read more...

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Scientists block tumour growth in leukaemia mouse model


April 25th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University have successfully blocked tumour growth in an animal model by restoring two small molecules often lost in chronic leukaemia.The animal study, using ... Read more...

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Genetic cancer link between humans and dogs discover


February 29th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 29 (ANI): Oncologists at the University of Minnesota and North Carolina State University have found one more association between dogs and humans other than friendship and companionship the same ... Read more...

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Gene therapy protocol activates immune system in patients with leukaemia


February 12th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Researchers at the Moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have developed a gene therapy protocol that has the potential to activate immune system in ... Read more...

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