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Fish oil may help cure leukemia

Link found between Down syndrome and leukemia

Although doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven't...

New T-cell therapy cures leukemia in 2 children

Two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia had a complete remission of their disease—showing no evidence of cancer cells in their bodies—after...

Fish oil compound a cure for leukemia?

A compound produced from fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells could lead to a cure for the disease, according to Penn...

New induced stem cells may unmask cancer at earliest stage

MADISON - By coaxing healthy and diseased human bone marrow to become embryonic-like stem cells, a team of Wisconsin scientists has laid the groundwork for observing the onset of the blood cancer leukemia in the laboratory dish. "This is the first...

Molecular network influences development of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A study shows for the first time that the three most common chromosome changes seen in chronic lymphocytic leukemia disrupt a molecular network that includes several important genes and strongly influences the outcome of the disea...

Small molecule may disarm enemy of cancer-fighting p53

ORLANDO -- A pioneering clinical trial is testing the effectiveness in leukemia of a small molecule that shuts down MDM2, a protein that can disable the well-known tumor suppressor p53. Michael Andreeff, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Medicine and ch...

UC San Diego researchers identify factor boosting leukemia’s aggressiveness

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells survive and thrive not just by their own innate wiles, but by also acquiring aid and support from host cells in their surrounding environment. In a paper published online this week in The Proceedings of Na...

Targeted agent shows promise for chronic lymphoid leukemia

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) have identified an experimental agent that targets chronic lymphocytic l...

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles find diet-induced obesity accelerates leukemia

LOS ANGELES (September 7, 2010) -- The first study to demonstrate that obesity can directly accelerate the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been conducted at The Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and ...

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