News tagged with hematology
Related topics: leukemia , clinical trials , chemotherapy , blood cells , stem cells
Patients with clinically diagnosed superficial vein thrombosis (SVT), a blood clot in the veins just beneath the skin that commonly resolves on its own without treatment, are four to six times more likely to develop venous ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
While testing a new drug designed to treat chronic leukemia, researchers at Cleveland Clinic discovered new markers that could identify which patients would receive maximum benefit from the treatment.
Cancer Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Tumors that do not respond to chemotherapy are the target of a cancer therapy that prevents the function of two enzymes in mouse tumor cells, according to Pennsylvania medical researchers.
Cancer Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at The University of Western Ontario have identified genes that may be important for preventing childhood leukemia. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the blood that occurs primarily in young children. ...
Genetics Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at UCLA have identified a new stem cell that participates in the repair of the large airways of the lungs, which play a vital role in protecting the body from infectious agents and toxins in the environment.
Medical research Jun 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An interim analysis of a phase II clinical trial indicates that a novel experimental agent for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is highly active and well tolerated both in patients who are undergoing treatment for the first ...
Cancer Jun 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Newly diagnosed cancer patients frequently face hurdles in obtaining an appointment for care with an oncologist, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennnsylvania that will ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Nitric oxide gas appears to directly impact the source of the classic, disabling pain crises of sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report.
Medical research May 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A class of drugs that shows promise in breast and ovarian cancers with BRCA gene mutations could potentially benefit colorectal cancer patients with a different genetic mutation, a new study from the University ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |