Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 17:07
Patients with type 2 diabetes have a 20 percent increased risk of developing blood cancers, such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 10:00
: Kids with one type of leukemia are living longer than they used to, most likely thanks to new drug combinations that mean fewer patients are relapsing after a first round of treatment.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 14:15
Gene profiling for AML, and most other cancers, is not currently part of standard clinical practice.
Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 17:11
Patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) who have not responded to interferon treatments, experience long-term benefits when they switch to the targeted drug imatinib, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011, 13:33
People with certain conditions are at the greatest risk of getting sick from the food-borne bacterium Listeria.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011, 09:38
Children whose fathers smoked have at least a 15% higher risk of developing the most common form of childhood cancer.
Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 10:28
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc`s experimental leukemia drug ponatinib show it is effective in nearly half of patients who had stopped responding to currently available drugs.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2011, 15:25
Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia turning the patients` own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.