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.
Large-scale screen efficiently identifies drugs that are potent cancer-killers

Large-scale screen efficiently identifies drugs that are potent cancer-killers

Immune system errors linked to development of childhood leukemia

Immune system errors linked to development of childhood leukemia

A molecular epigenetic marker can predict survival of children with leukemia

A molecular epigenetic marker can predict survival of children with leukemia

Almost half of all childhood cancer cases go undiagnosed

Almost half of all childhood cancer cases go undiagnosed

Killer T cells may explain inability of immune cells to destroy cancer tumors

Killer T cells may explain inability of immune cells to destroy cancer tumors

Moffitt researchers shed light on how CAR T cells function mechanistically

Moffitt researchers shed light on how CAR T cells function mechanistically

Genetic variations in a fourth gene associated with higher ALL risk in Hispanic children

Genetic variations in a fourth gene associated with higher ALL risk in Hispanic children

Study: Prolonged presence of precursor cells in thymus may give rise to leukemia

Study: Prolonged presence of precursor cells in thymus may give rise to leukemia

Researchers identify multiple new subtypes of most common childhood cancer

Researchers identify multiple new subtypes of most common childhood cancer

Research reviews role of protein tyrosine phosphatase in molecular biology

Research reviews role of protein tyrosine phosphatase in molecular biology

CHLA researcher reveals how leukemia burrows within the bone marrow

CHLA researcher reveals how leukemia burrows within the bone marrow

Genetic marker, predictor of early relapse in common childhood cancer discovered

Genetic marker, predictor of early relapse in common childhood cancer discovered

Physician-scientists present updated efficacy data on CAR T-cell gene immunotherapy

Physician-scientists present updated efficacy data on CAR T-cell gene immunotherapy

New strategies may improve performance of CAR-T cell therapy in treating cancer

New strategies may improve performance of CAR-T cell therapy in treating cancer

Research highlights ability of Bio-Rad's ddPCR in quantifying minimal residual disease

Research highlights ability of Bio-Rad's ddPCR in quantifying minimal residual disease

SSB enters into collaboration with Immunochina to develop new immunotherapy equipment

SSB enters into collaboration with Immunochina to develop new immunotherapy equipment

CAR T therapy can lead to long-lasting remissions in patients with r/r diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

CAR T therapy can lead to long-lasting remissions in patients with r/r diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Triple combination cancer immunotherapy improves survival in mouse model of melanoma

Triple combination cancer immunotherapy improves survival in mouse model of melanoma

Abramson Cancer Center becomes the 28th member institution of National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Abramson Cancer Center becomes the 28th member institution of National Comprehensive Cancer Network

St. Jude Hospital announces availability of largest collections of leukemia samples

St. Jude Hospital announces availability of largest collections of leukemia samples