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.
Study: Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia are immunologically disparate at birth

Study: Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia are immunologically disparate at birth

New system accelerates discovery of chemical compounds that inhibit enzyme implicated in cancers

New system accelerates discovery of chemical compounds that inhibit enzyme implicated in cancers

Research shows new way to target drug delivery for brain tumors

Research shows new way to target drug delivery for brain tumors

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

Engineering immune cells to develop promising cancer treatment

Engineering immune cells to develop promising cancer treatment

New personalized cellular therapy approved for use in the European Union

New personalized cellular therapy approved for use in the European Union

Study reveals how socioeconomic status affects racial, ethnic disparities in childhood cancer survival

Study reveals how socioeconomic status affects racial, ethnic disparities in childhood cancer survival

Rutgers researcher receives $100,000 grant to explore T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Rutgers researcher receives $100,000 grant to explore T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

'Hijacked' cell response to stress reveals potential therapeutic targets for leukemia

'Hijacked' cell response to stress reveals potential therapeutic targets for leukemia

Researchers unravel how ALL invades the central nervous system

Researchers unravel how ALL invades the central nervous system

Staggering prices slow insurers’ coverage of CAR-T cancer therapy

Staggering prices slow insurers’ coverage of CAR-T cancer therapy

Scientists engineer bi-specific antibodies that attract immune killers directly to cancer cells

Scientists engineer bi-specific antibodies that attract immune killers directly to cancer cells

Study reveals rate of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in children with leukemia

Study reveals rate of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in children with leukemia

New treatment regimen boosts survival for young adults and children with T-cell malignancies

New treatment regimen boosts survival for young adults and children with T-cell malignancies

New case study shows CAR T therapy as viable option for AML patients

New case study shows CAR T therapy as viable option for AML patients

New T cell biomarker could be much-needed patient-selection tool for CAR T cell therapy

New T cell biomarker could be much-needed patient-selection tool for CAR T cell therapy

Scientists identify key genetic events responsible for initiating childhood leukemia

Scientists identify key genetic events responsible for initiating childhood leukemia

FDA grants accelerated approval to leukemia drug for patients with MRD-positive ALL

FDA grants accelerated approval to leukemia drug for patients with MRD-positive ALL

Leukemia itself may increase risk for long-term neurocognitive problems in survivors

Leukemia itself may increase risk for long-term neurocognitive problems in survivors

Researchers show how two cancer genes work together to trigger leukemia

Researchers show how two cancer genes work together to trigger leukemia