Beat AML Master Trial to expand with more institutions, targeted therapies
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society plans to expand its Beat AML Master Trial with additional cancer centers, patients and investigational targeted therapies.The Beat AML Master...
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Revolutionary New Therapy for a Deadly Form of Leukemia
A revolutionary new therapy for a deadly form of leukemia, an approach whose development has also been supported by SU2C and St. Baldrick's.
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ClearLLab reagents to aid the detection of leukemia and lymphoma receive FDA clearance
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences welcomes the announcement from the Food and Drug Administration that it had received regulatory clearance to market its ClearLLab reagents for in...
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FDA panel recommends new breakthrough gene therapy for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
A Food and Drug Administration panel created history by recommending a gene therapy for patients with cancer. In this therapy the patient's own genes would be modified to fight...
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FDA Panel Recommends Approval of the First Gene Therapy Treatment
This article originally appeared on Time.com. An advisory panel for the FDA recommended approving the first gene therapy for use in the U.S., and the treatment is meant for...
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About CAR-T leukemia therapy, part of a new era in cancer treatment
A USDA advisory panel on Wednesday granted its approval of a new breakthrough therapy for advanced leukemia, called CTL019.
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FDA Panel OKs First Gene Therapy For Leukemia
Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease
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Cord-blood-derived natural killer cells can be modified to destroy B-cell cancers
Immune cells with a general knack for recognizing and killing many types of infected or abnormal cells also can be engineered to hunt down cells with specific targets on them...
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FDA advisory committee recommends Novartis' CAR-T therapy for young leukemia patients
Today the FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee, an independent panel of experts, voted unanimously to recommend to the FDA approval of Novartis' experimental CAR-T therapy...
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FDA grants full approval to Blincyto for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
The FDA approved a supplemental biologics license application for blinatumomab, according to the agent's manufacturer.The agency previously granted accelerated approval to...
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Lunatic Fringe Gene is a Selective Marker for Neural Stem Cells
The discovery that the brain can generate new cells - about 700 new neurons each day - has triggered investigations to uncover how this process is regulated.
This Woman Hilariously Recounts Her Worst Nightmare - Farting in a Yoga Class!
Passing gas in a yoga class has got to be one of people's top fears when they're new to the Down Dog scene, but this hilarious Facebook post from Laura Mazza, known as Mum on...
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Woman, 40, claims cancer treatment helped her get pregnant
A 40-year-old woman from Florida who had been trying to get pregnant for 14 years claims her cancer treatment cured her infertility.
Being Sleepy Can Make You Feel More Drunk
Photograph by getty images Your risks rise even if you're well under the legal limit Meeting the guys for a few drinks after work? You might not want to stay up late bingeing...
Artificial Sweeteners Don't Help You Lose Weight: This Week in Health
Sometimes foods don't live up to their nutritional hype. This week's health news revealed that artificial sweeteners may not be helpful weight loss aids, and meal kits may not...
Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?
Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases-Prevention
Explained: John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis
Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a malignant primary brain tumor after being hospitalized for a blood clot just behind his left eye.
Use of Antibiotics in Indian Poultry Farming Rising Rapidly
Despite the risk to human health of spreading antibiotic resistance, many countries permit antibiotics to be used in food animal production.
Interacting With Other Patients can Add Years to Cancer Patients' Lives
Cancer patients are a little more likely to survive for five years or more after chemotherapy if they interacted during chemotherapy with other patients.