Health

New study challenges formaldehyde cancer findings

A newly published reanalysis of raw data from a study widely used by chemical assessment agencies to set hazard assessments for formaldehyde shows no link between formaldehyde exposure and leukemia. The peer-reviewed paper ...

Oncology & Cancer

Microbiome linked to infectious complications in AML

(HealthDay)—For patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) undergoing induction chemotherapy (IC), gastrointestinal microbiome composition is associated with infectious complications, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

New biomarkers for acute myeloid leukemia

Mariam Ibáñez, lecturer at Universidad Cardenal Herrera CEU (CEU Cardenal Herrera University, UCH-CEU) and biologist at "La Fe" Hospital in Valencia used massive sequencing techniques to identify new recurrent genes mutations ...

Oncology & Cancer

Social factors may impact young leukemia patients' survival

A new study reveals that insurance status, marital status, and county-level income may affect the chances of survival in young patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed ...

Oncology & 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 ...

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