New Treatment Prolongs Lives of Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
In patients with acute myeloid leukemia , administering the cancer drug azacitidine as a maintenance treatment had improved overall survival.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
New maintenance treatment for AML shows strong benefit for patients
Patients with acute myeloid leukemia , the most common form of acute leukemia in adults, that has gone into remission following initial chemotherapy remain in remission longer...
1 day ago - News Medical
Pseudohyperkalemia and Pseudohyponatremia in Two Children with T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Pseudohyperkalemia and pseudohyponatremia are phenomena in which hematologic disorders with high cell counts result in factitious electrolyte measurements which can result in...
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Modified version of CAR T-cell therapy shows promise in targeting neuroblastoma
Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy-CAR T-has revolutionized leukemia treatment. Unfortunately, the therapy has not been effective for treating solid tumors including...
2 days ago - News Medical
Investigational combo therapy shows promise in treating TP53 mutant MDS and AML patients
Myelodysplastic Syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia are rare hematologic malignancies of the bone marrow.
2 days ago - News Medical
50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics
Prager D, Bruder M, Sawitsky A. Disseminated varicella in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia: treatment with cytosine arabinoside. J Pediatr 1971;78:321-3.
3 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics - 2 articles
Combination Therapy May Help Treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Synergistic effect of two drugs that are potent against acute myeloid leukemia when combined, but only weakly effective when used as single-agent therapy.
4 days ago - Medindia Health
Researchers identify new drug combination that can treat acute myeloid leukemia
Scientists have identified two drugs that are potent against acute myeloid leukemia when combined, but only weakly effective when used alone.
5 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
FDA clears IND application for stem cell therapy to treat AML
The FDA cleared an investigational new drug application for VOR33, an engineered stem cell therapy for the treatment of patients with acute myeloid leukemia who are at high...
9 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
When the Cancer Doctor Leaves
I knew how difficult it would be to tell my colleagues I was leaving for a new job. I didn't anticipate how hard it would be to tell my patients.
10 days ago - NY Times
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6-Year-Old Renames The COVID Vaccine And Everyone's Here For It
“Fauci Ouchie” FTW Sometimes kids say the cutest things. Take, for instance, this adorable conversation ballet teacher Emma Scott had with one of her students about the...
Convalescent Plasma Therapy Treats Severe COVID-19 In Immunocompromised Patient
Single intravenous infusion of convalescent blood plasma imparted a great recovery in an immunocompromised old lady who was suffering from a prolonged fatal and deteriorating...
Health Ministry Says Over 15L Vaccinated, 11 Hospitalized In Inoculation Drive
The Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday that 15,37,190 people have been administered Covid-19 vaccines across the country so far.
Joe Biden to squash President Trump's attempt to roll back coronavirus...
Joe Biden has rejected an effort by President Donald Trump to lift several Wuhan coronavirus travel restrictions on Monday, Jan. 18. The Trump administration enacted travel...
2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14
The hospitalization rate of children with COVID-19 has increased, too The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that since the beginning of the pandemic, about 2.5 million...
Lessons Learned About COVID and Cancer
In March of 2020, during the first U.S. surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, MedPage Today published a story on oncology specialists from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance who shared...
Stress can make you crave unhealthy foods, study finds
A recent study by researchers from Australia found that tense or stressed people have greater cravings for fast food, sweets and other unhealthy foods than people who aren't as...
‘What should I eat?!' How to choose the best vegetarian and plant-based...
“What can I actually eat on a plant-based or vegetarian diet?” It's natural to wonder about your options. Carrots and broccoli are givens-of course. But are all plant-based...
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals the simple steps that could make it more effective
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The Covid-19 vaccines are a modern-day miracle. It is a wonder such safe and effective vaccines were produced, tested and delivered in such record-breaking time.
New First-Line Kidney Cancer Combination Gets FDA Nod
WASHINGTON - The FDA approved the combination of nivolumab plus cabozantinib on Friday for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma in the first-line setting. Support for...