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Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells, usually affecting the white blood cells, which causes these cells to not work properly. There are four main types of leukemia. Lymphoma is a type of cancer that originates in the lymphatic system. There are two main types of lymphoma. Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects certain white blood cells called plasma cells.
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FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia

August 2, 2017 - 13:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Idhifa (enasidenib) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic...

FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia

August 2, 2017 - 13:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Idhifa (enasidenib) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic...

Cell mechanism discovery could lead to 'fundamental' change in leukemia treatment

July 31, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers have identified a new cell mechanism that could lead to a fundamental change in the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia.

Cell mechanism discovery could lead to 'fundamental' change in leukemia treatment

July 31, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers have identified a new cell mechanism that could lead to a fundamental change in the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia.

Scientists make breakthrough in reversing treatment resistance in blood cancer patients

July 19, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified why some people may become resistant to monoclonal antibodies, a common type of immunotherapy used in lymphoma treatment.

CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia leads to remissions in clinical trial

July 19, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed about 70 percent of patients with the most common adult leukemia had their tumors shrink or disappear following an experimental chimeric...

Scientists make breakthrough in reversing treatment resistance in blood cancer patients

July 19, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified why some people may become resistant to monoclonal antibodies, a common type of immunotherapy used in lymphoma treatment.

CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia leads to remissions in clinical trial

July 19, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed about 70 percent of patients with the most common adult leukemia had their tumors shrink or disappear following an experimental chimeric...

Human antibody bolsters cancer drug performance

July 1, 2017 - 07:00
Some patients do not respond to the cancer drug rituximab, but breaking research finds that the addition of a human antibody reduces this resistance.

Human antibody bolsters cancer drug performance

July 1, 2017 - 07:00
Some patients do not respond to the cancer drug rituximab, but breaking research finds that the addition of a human antibody reduces this resistance.