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.

Old drug effective against drug-resistant leukaemia

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

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).

Female sex hormones could protect against blood disorder

Female sex hormones hold promise for treating certain blood disorders in both sexes for which there is currently no cure, a new study says.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Aussie researchers make leukaemia treatment breakthrough

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

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.

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.

Elder Bush shaves head in support of child with cancer

Former US president George HW Bush shaved his head in solidarity with the young son of a member of his security detail who is suffering from leukaemia.

Root cause of 2 types of leukaemia identified

A new study has suggested that patients with two forms of leukemia, who currently have no viable treatment options, may benefit from existing drugs developed for different types of cancer.

Disabled HIV virus could help cure cancer

A research team at the University of Pennsylvania, US, has claimed to have found a clever way to deal with cancer.

Smoking fathers pass on damaged genes to kids

British researchers have found the men quite fond of smoking actually go on to pass damaged DNA to their children as fathers while raising risk of cancer among them.

Smoking damages DNA of hopeful dads; ups cancer risk in offsprings

Cigarette smoke damages DNA in the reproductive cells of fathers and these changes are inherited by the offspring, a new study has found.

CT scans can triple brain cancer risk in kids

Kids who undergo two or more head CT scans have triple the risk of developing brain cancer, a new study has revealed.

Fertility drugs up leukaemia risk in kids

Kids born to mothers who took fertility drugs are at risk of developing leukaemia.

Achilles heel of common leukaemia identified

Researchers have found that gene mutations may play critically important role in acute myeloid leukaemia.