Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia News and Research

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the white blood cells, the cells in the body that normally fight infections. There are two main types of white blood cells-lymphoid cells and myeloid cells. ALL affects lymphoid cells.
Young adults, adolescents with acute leukemia treated at specialized cancer centers have higher survival rates

Young adults, adolescents with acute leukemia treated at specialized cancer centers have higher survival rates

UMass Amherst study highlights unmet drug needs of patients with rare diseases

UMass Amherst study highlights unmet drug needs of patients with rare diseases

New NCCN patient guide for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia helps make informed treatment decisions

New NCCN patient guide for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia helps make informed treatment decisions

Enzyme identified in baker's yeast can efficiently annihilate leukemia cells

Enzyme identified in baker's yeast can efficiently annihilate leukemia cells

NCCN publishes new easy-to-understand patient education resources focused on brain cancer

NCCN publishes new easy-to-understand patient education resources focused on brain cancer

Scientists isolate and characterize therapy-resistant dormant leukemia cells

Scientists isolate and characterize therapy-resistant dormant leukemia cells

Phenotypic Personalized Medicine could surmount treatment challenges for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Phenotypic Personalized Medicine could surmount treatment challenges for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Research findings point to inherited genetic basis of ALL risk in children

Research findings point to inherited genetic basis of ALL risk in children

Scientists discover ribosomal protein-based cancer signature

Scientists discover ribosomal protein-based cancer signature

Researchers create first mouse model for common form of infant leukemia

Researchers create first mouse model for common form of infant leukemia

CHLA researchers receive TRP grant to study new way of combating relapsed ALL

CHLA researchers receive TRP grant to study new way of combating relapsed ALL

Researchers uncover possible targeted therapy for new, high-risk subtype of ALL

Researchers uncover possible targeted therapy for new, high-risk subtype of ALL

Study finds lack of improvement in health status of childhood cancer survivors

Study finds lack of improvement in health status of childhood cancer survivors

Combination of two drugs could be effective strategy to target T-cell lymphocytic leukemia

Combination of two drugs could be effective strategy to target T-cell lymphocytic leukemia

NCCN publishes new resources to help patients understand treatment options for stomach cancer

NCCN publishes new resources to help patients understand treatment options for stomach cancer

T-Bear brings hope to kids diagnosed with cancer at Seattle Children's Hospital

T-Bear brings hope to kids diagnosed with cancer at Seattle Children's Hospital

Scientists discover genomic alterations in pediatric relapsed ALL

Scientists discover genomic alterations in pediatric relapsed ALL

Adolescent females have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to cancer treatment

Adolescent females have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to cancer treatment

Right dose of CAR T cells and lymphodepletion can achieve good response rates for NHL patients

Right dose of CAR T cells and lymphodepletion can achieve good response rates for NHL patients

Novel conjugate therapy shows promise in destroying ALL cells with few side effects

Novel conjugate therapy shows promise in destroying ALL cells with few side effects