Cancer

Two-faced leukemia?

One kind of leukemia sometimes masquerades as another, according to a study published online this week in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Cancer

Scientists find way to make leukemia cells kill each other

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to change leukemia cells into leukemia-killing immune cells. The surprise finding could lead to a powerful new therapy for leukemia and possibly other cancers.

Cancer

Researchers identify potential new leukemia drug target

New treatment options are badly needed for acute myeloid leukemia, a relatively rare form of cancer. The malignancy begins in the bone marrow, and from there can spread rapidly to the bloodstream, depriving the body of the ...

Cancer

Researchers find drug that inhibits acute leukemia cell growth

Researchers from the Children's Cancer Hospital at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have discovered how to turn off a certain receptor that promotes the growth of leukemia cells. The pre-clinical study ...

Cancer

Leukemia thwarted by cutting off link to environmental support

A new study by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reveals a protein's critical - and previously unknown—role in the development and progression of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a fast-growing ...

Cancer

Novel drug approach could improve outlook in high-risk leukemia

Researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine, working with Chinese and American colleagues, have discovered a novel way to enhance and restore cancer suppressor activity in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, resulting ...

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