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The latest news reports, articles, and stories that may be of importance to leukemia and lymphoma patients, caregivers, and family members.

Breakthrough with Cancer Vaccine

Published: July 09, 2020

Source: Translational Research Institute

Scientist are ready to trial a new cancer vaccine in humans following the successful outcome of their preclinical studies. The new vaccine was developed by a Master Research team based at Translational Resea ... More >>.


Blood Cancer Discoveries Grant Program

Published: July 01, 2020

Source: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Seeking to ignite the next major breakthrough to treat blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), The Mark Foundation, and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group today announced more than $6.75 mil ... More >>.


Selective Elimination of Leukemic Stem Cells

Published: May 08, 2020

Source: University of Zurich

A team of scientists and physicians from the University of Zurich (UZH), the University Hospital Zurich (USZ) and ETH Zurich have now managed to eliminate the leukemic and hematopoietic stem cells more selec ... More >>.


Precision Medicine For Children

Published: May 01, 2020

Source: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

As part of The LLS Children's Initiative, LLS is working with a team of renowned pediatric oncologists to lay the groundwork for a global precision medicine master clinical trial to match children with relap ... More >>.


Decision Making With Venetoclax-Based Therapy

Published: March 31, 2020

Author: Roxanne Nelson, RN, BSN

Source: Oncology Nurse Advisor

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common form of leukemia diagnosed in adults residing in Western countries, and is a monoclonal disorder that is characterized by progressive accumulation of fun ... More >>.


Test Detects Over 50 Types of Cancer

Published: March 30, 2020

Source: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

In a study involving thousands of participants, a new blood test detected more than 50 types of cancer as well as their location within the body with a high degree of accuracy, according to an international ... More >>.


Therapy Fails Patients With CLL

Published: March 10, 2020

Author: Christina Bennett, MS

Source: Cancer Therapy Advisor

Although anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR-T) therapy has led to dramatic results in patients with hematological malignancies who seemingly out of treatment options, it is far from a panacea for all p ... More >>.


Dengue Virus Developing Leukemia

Published: March 02, 2020

Source: Oncology Nurse Advisor

Dengue virus infection is associated with an increased risk of leukemia, according to a study published online Feb.12 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Yu-Wen Chien, Ph.D. ... More >>.


Cheap Drug May Alleviate Treatment-Resistance

Published: January 17, 2020

Source: Karolinska Institutet

A common and inexpensive drug may be used to counteract treatment resistance in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), one of the most common forms of blood cancer. This is the conclusion of a study in ... More >>.


LLS and ASH Team Up

Published: December 06, 2019

Source: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced today a collaboration to expand access to LLS's unique free service providing clinical trials navigation and s ... More >>.


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