Oncology & Cancer

Researcher seeks safer, more effective leukemia treatment

A potentially safer, more effective chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who need a particular bone marrow transplant procedure is under study at the University of Arizona Health ...


Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors ...

Medical research

Study identifies potential drug treatments for telomere diseases

Capping decades of research, a new study may offer a breakthrough in treating dyskeratosis congenita and other so-called telomere diseases, in which cells age prematurely. Using cells donated by patients with the disease, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

For patients currently undergoing treatment for cancer, the possibility of contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is particularly scary. Some of the treatments and medications used to fight cancer can leave patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

Coping with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic

(HealthDay)—Everyone is learning to deal with the threat of the new coronavirus, but for people with cancer, the virus is even more concerning.

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