In the News
The latest news reports, articles, and stories that may be of importance to leukemia and lymphoma patients, caregivers, and family members.
Published: March 10, 2020
Author: Christina Bennett, MS
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 >>.
Published: March 02, 2020
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 >>.
Published: January 17, 2020
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 >>.
Published: December 06, 2019
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 >>.
Published: October 17, 2019
After years of work, researchers are releasing a massive dataset detailing the molecular makeup of tumor cells from more than 500 patients with an aggressive blood cancer called acute myeloid leukemia (AML). ... More >>.
Published: September 11, 2019
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals have successfully treated a months-old infant with a rare childhood leukemia using targeted therapy approved for adults with inoperable liver cancer and advanced kidney canc ... More >>.
Published: August 28, 2019
Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September provides an opportunity to remind the public about the urgent need to support research to find cures, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is marking the oc ... More >>.
Published: August 15, 2019
Author: Megan Garlapow, PhD
Survivors of lymphoma my require individualized supportive care. Although a nurse-led lymphoma survivorship model did not provide clinically significant data, participants in the intervention group reported ... More >>.
Published: August 05, 2019
Mount Sinai researchers have developed a way to use immunotherapy drugs against treatment-resistant non-Hodgkin's lymphomas for the first time by combining them with stem cell transplantation, an approach th ... More >>.
Published: August 01, 2019
Around 22,000 people will be diagnosed this year in the U.S. with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the second most common type of leukemia diagnosed in adults and children, and the most aggressive of the leukem ... More >>.