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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a cancer of white blood cells in the bone marrow - they are overproduced, crowd out the normal cells, and spread to other organs.

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Common Drug for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia is Less Effective
A drug called ibrutinib that has been approved to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) was found to be less effective in some subset of patients,.....
Molecular Targets for Childhood Cancer Treatment Identified
DNA damage response (DDR)-defective neuroblastoma (NB) cell lines are sensitive to PARP inhibitors. Thus, PARP inhibitors represent candidate n.....
High Levels of an Enzyme Lowers Survival Rate in Leukemia Patients
Acute myeloid leukemia patients were found to have higher levels of indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase (IDO) enzyme that suppresses the immune system leadin.....
Deferoxamine Increases Effectiveness of Chemotherapy for Leukemia Patients
  • Adding deferoxamine to chemotherapy treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) in.....
New DNA Annotation Can Predict Outcomes in Childhood Leukemia
A novel test has been developed can predict how children with Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) will respond to treatment. This test also enable.....

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