Leukemia News and Features
A short course of cyclophosphamide can not only prevent a life-threatening immune response in some bone marrow transplant recipients, but also can eliminate need for the typical 6-month round of immune suppression medicines.
For pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), obesity increases risk of persistent disease
Obese pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are more likely to have minimal residual disease.
For younger patients with an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) subtype, modifying treatment based on chemotherapy response can make a vital difference.
Results of a phase I clinical trial showed that a new drug targeting mitochondrial function in human cancer cells was safe and showed some efficacy in a heavily pretreated cohort of patients.
Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) may be effective for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Leukemia Clinical Trials
- Key discovery in understanding successes and failures of immunotherapy
- Researchers identify biological indicator of response to new ovarian cancer drug
- Managing obesity should be part of cancer care
- Galeterone active in one form of castration-resistant prostate cancer
- Reducing side effects of everolimus administration
- Navigation and survivorship: Rationalizing your program costs
- Monitoring psychosocial function in radiotherapy
- Comparison of medications for managing nausea and vomiting
- Comparison of constipation management medications
- Chemo- and immunotherapy combination is a promising treatment for pancreatic cancer
- High tumor immune cell levels may identify women with HER2+ breast cancer who may benefit from chemotherapy alone
- Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)
- For bladder cancer, laparoscopic radical cystectomy effective at preventing recurrence
- Aspirin and/or NSAID use may improve risk of high-grade prostate cancer
- Modifying lifestyle, HPV vaccine can help prevent anal cancer
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