Leukaemia

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia

"It would be an understatement to say that everyone at Wolves has been shocked and saddened to hear the news of Carl`s diagnosis," said Wolves` managing director Laurie Dalrymple.

Jul 07, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

US comedian and actor Eddie Murphy's older brother, Charlie Murphy, has died of leukaemia at the age of 57. According to Charlie's manager, he died from leukaemia Wednesday morning in a New York City hospital, reported TMZ.

Apr 13, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Breast cancer drug also highly potent against leukaemia

Researchers found a novel therapeutic window that attacks the dependency of a cancer cell on its growth regulator.

May 18, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

New treatment for leukaemia could replace chemotherapy

Two drugs used in the targeted treatment of leukaemia can significantly prolong the survival time of high-risk patients, researchers say, suggesting that in future, these medicines could not only replace chemotherapy but even stem cell transplantation.

Mar 21, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

New blood cancer drug shows promise in clinical trial

A new drug can help patients with blood cancers who are resistant to current chemotherapy lead a normal and active life, show results of an international clinical trial, a first-in-man study of the drug.

Nov 12, 2015, 17:50 PM IST
Memories galore as Pele concludes Kolkata trip

Memories galore as Pele concludes Kolkata trip

Football legend Pele thanked the City of Joy as he concluded his three-day trip here with plenty of memories.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

Living near highway may increase leukemia risk in kids

Living in the proximity of heavily-used roads may increase risk of a type of leukaemia in children, new research has found.

Sep 18, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

German's stem cells give Kerala girl new lease of life

Thanks to a 55-year-old German national, a 16-year-old Kerala girl suffering from an advanced stage of leukaemia or bone marrow cancer has got a new lease of life after she was transfused healthy stem cells donated by him.

May 31, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Discarded drug can better fight cancer

A discarded anti-cancer drug might be more useful in the fight against cancer than previously thought, say researchers from the University of Missouri.

Apr 03, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Way to measure the effectiveness of blood cancer drug

Researchers have developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on people suffering from a type of blood cancer.

Mar 01, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Old drug effective against drug-resistant leukaemia

An existing anti-cancer drug has been found to be effective against drug-resistant leukaemia.

Feb 10, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

New drug found effective against Leukaemia in pre-clinical trials

A new research has found a new treatment approach that could offer hope to patients with the aggressive blood cancer acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

Dec 05, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Cancer far more lethal in some countries than others

 The new most inclusive global study till date shows wide dramatic gulf in cancer survival between countries.

Nov 26, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

It`s confirmed! Cellphones do not cause cancer

A new study has found that cellphones do not increase the risks of childhood cancer or leukaemia.

Feb 12, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

Children living near overhead power lines not prone to developing leukaemia

A new study has found that children who live near overhead power lines do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia.

Feb 08, 2014, 12:17 PM IST

German scientists create artificial bone marrow

In a step that would change the treatment of leukaemia in coming days, German scientists have developed artificial bone marrow that may be used to make hematopoietic stem cells.

Jan 14, 2014, 01:38 AM IST

New therapy promising for leukaemia patients, say scientists

A cancer drug trial on advanced leukaemia patients has shown beneficial results in almost a quarter of those who underwent treatment, a group of Australian scientists have claimed.

Dec 11, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

Aussie researchers make leukaemia treatment breakthrough

Australian scientists say they have discovered a ground-breaking technique for treating aggressive forms of leukaemia.

Nov 22, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

Indian-origin Stanford professor succumbs to leukaemia

Fervently awaiting a bone-marrow donor, Nalini Ambady, an Indian origin professor at Stanford University succumbed to leukaemia early Tuesday in Boston, the US, a family friend said here Wednesday.

Oct 30, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Living near nuclear power plants not hazardous for kids!

Children who live near nuclear power plants do not have a higher chance of developing leukaemia, a study has claimed.

Sep 14, 2013, 12:22 PM IST