Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 14:45
A team of researchers has identified a leukemia-specific stretch of DNA called an enhancer element that enables cancerous blood cells to proliferate in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a devastating cancer that is incurable in 70 percent of patients.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:12
According to experts, over 70 percent of patients in need of a stem cell transplant are unable to find a match due to lack of bone marrow donors.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:09
A little girl who was treated for HIV shortly after birth still shows no sign of infection at age three, suggesting her apparent cure was not a fluke, US researchers said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 13:33
Scientists have discovered a marker on leukemic stem cells and an antibody drug that binds to this marker is undergoing clinical trials in Australia and the US.
Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 11:25
Researchers including an Indian origin scientist have discovered new therapeutic targets and drugs that could benefit people with certain types of leukemia or blood cancer in future.
Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 13:23
By binding multiple molecules of a common leukemia drug with nanodiamonds, scientists have managed to boost the delivery of the drug to leukemic cells and retain the drug within the cells to combat the cancer.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 19:15
On reviewing available research on cancer prevention and the benefits of orange, scientists say orange could prove to be crucial in the prevention of cancer.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 15:23
Scientists have uncovered a genetic link specific to the risk of childhood leukaemia.