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: October 13, 2020
Author: Christina Bennett, MS
Most patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) are being prescribed costly second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), even though generic imatinib has been available since 2016, found a rece ... More >>.
Published: October 01, 2020
Author: Rita Aghjayan
In 2020 guidelines intended to support patients, clinicians, and other health care professionals and decision-makers, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) provided evidence-based recommendations for olde ... More >>.
Published: September 18, 2020
Researchers have identified a second path to defeating chronic myelogenous leukemia which tends to affect older adults, even in the face of resistance to existing drugs. Almost all patients with chronic myel ... More >>.
Published: August 13, 2020
Every year, 1.1 million new cases of blood cancers are diagnosed worldwide. Presently, chemotherapy remains the most common and effective course of treatment. However, the emergence of more aggressive forms ... More >>.
Published: July 09, 2020
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 >>.
Published: July 01, 2020
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 >>.
Published: May 08, 2020
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 >>.
Published: May 01, 2020
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 >>.
Published: March 31, 2020
Author: Roxanne Nelson, RN, BSN
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 >>.
Published: March 30, 2020
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 >>.