leukemia patients

New study shows evidence of stem cells’ pivotal role in cancer


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A Stanford University study has suggested that leukemia patients whose cancers express higher levels of genes associated with cancer stem cells have a significantly poorer prognosis than patients ... Read more...

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Novel treatment gives hope to lymphoma, leukemia patients


February 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): Researchers have offered a new hope for a new therapy for patients with certain types of lymphoma and leukemia.PCI-32765 is a new drug being assessed in a Phase ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for leukaemia identified


January 28th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston have identified a potential new therapeutic target for ... Read more...

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New drug could help older leukemia patients


January 13th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): An international team of researchers has revealed that a drug called decitabine might help older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).The drug has been found to reactivate genes ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise in treating advanced leukemia


November 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre have come up with a novel treatment that would improve survival rates of leukemia and pre-leukemia patients.They used a radiolabeled antibody ... Read more...

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Exercise can combat fatigue in leukemia patients


August 4th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Exercise may be a great way to combat the debilitating fatigue in patients suffering from leukemia, say researchers.The research team from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ... Read more...

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Leukemia vaccine dramatically improves event-free survival in trials


December 10th, 2007 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 10(ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center found that a peptide vaccine can improve immune response in leukemia patients.Immune response to the PR1 vaccine was ... Read more...

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