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.
For medically vulnerable families, inflation’s squeeze is inescapable

For medically vulnerable families, inflation’s squeeze is inescapable

Higher doses of CAR-T therapy achieve better survival rates for young patients with hard-to-treat B-ALL

Higher doses of CAR-T therapy achieve better survival rates for young patients with hard-to-treat B-ALL

Epigenetic changes prevent iron-associated programmed cell death in leukemia, research shows

Epigenetic changes prevent iron-associated programmed cell death in leukemia, research shows

NCCN publishes new guidelines for treating pediatric CNS cancers

NCCN publishes new guidelines for treating pediatric CNS cancers

Rare Cells Capable of Transforming into Leukemia may Provide new Insight into Leukemic Landscape

Rare Cells Capable of Transforming into Leukemia may Provide new Insight into Leukemic Landscape

Study identifies chromosomal abnormalities associated with relapse in frequent subtype of childhood B-ALL

Study identifies chromosomal abnormalities associated with relapse in frequent subtype of childhood B-ALL

Unusual type of thymocyte cells capable of transforming into blood cancer discovered

Unusual type of thymocyte cells capable of transforming into blood cancer discovered

New combination of drugs effective against T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

New combination of drugs effective against T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Research reveals how highly proliferative leukemia cells turn into normal harmless ones

Research reveals how highly proliferative leukemia cells turn into normal harmless ones

New research may open a window to treating aggressive form of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

New research may open a window to treating aggressive form of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Adolescent and young adult leukemia survivors have reduced long-term survival compared to peers without cancer

Adolescent and young adult leukemia survivors have reduced long-term survival compared to peers without cancer

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute joins Cancer Proteome Project

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute joins Cancer Proteome Project

Novel method could bring life-saving benefits of CAR T-cell therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Novel method could bring life-saving benefits of CAR T-cell therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Researchers identify certain gene regulation signatures in CAR T-resistant leukemia patients

Researchers identify certain gene regulation signatures in CAR T-resistant leukemia patients

Study finds higher risk of all-cause mortality among pediatric cancer patients in LMICs during the pandemic

Study finds higher risk of all-cause mortality among pediatric cancer patients in LMICs during the pandemic

Colonization of subventricular neurogenic niche by leukemia cells prevents the formation of new neurons

Colonization of subventricular neurogenic niche by leukemia cells prevents the formation of new neurons

Penn researchers generate functional CAR T cells with enhanced anti-tumor potency in 24 hours

Penn researchers generate functional CAR T cells with enhanced anti-tumor potency in 24 hours

Study raises hopes for effective treatment of infant B acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Study raises hopes for effective treatment of infant B acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Research reveals a possible strategy to prevent B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Research reveals a possible strategy to prevent B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

New personalized test to detect leukemia relapse sooner and avoid false negative results

New personalized test to detect leukemia relapse sooner and avoid false negative results