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This new colour-coding tool may help track blood stem cells causing cancer

This new colour-coding tool may help track blood stem cells causing cancer

 A new colour-coding tool has been developed by scientists that can help them track live blood stem cells clones that plays a role in blood disorders and cancers like leukemia.

Low sunlight exposure increases cancer risk

Persons residing at higher latitudes, with lower sunlight exposure and greater prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, are at greater risk of developing cancer, including leukemia, a type of blood cancer, new research reveals.

Gene therapy cures leukemia patient in China

 Chinese doctors have cured a patient of leukemia using gene therapy, a hospital in Chongqing announced on Friday.

Leukemia tumour suppressor gene identified

Researchers have identified a gene that can act as a tumour suppressor for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a blood cancer striking mostly older individuals.

Marital status can impact leukemia patients' survival

Social factors such as marital status, insurance status, and income may affect the chances of survival in young patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.