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Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is a subtype of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and is characterized by a unique molecular abnormality. This type of leukemia has a high mortality rate and is associated with early hemorrhagic death.
Case report and review of a novel chromosomal abnormality in AML patient

Case report and review of a novel chromosomal abnormality in AML patient

UCSD engineers develop a biodegradable polymer system to treat rheumatoid arthritis

UCSD engineers develop a biodegradable polymer system to treat rheumatoid arthritis

Simplified treatment regimen results in dramatic decrease in early deaths from acute promyelocytic leukemia

Simplified treatment regimen results in dramatic decrease in early deaths from acute promyelocytic leukemia

New research finds disturbing lack of crucial blood cancer medication

New research finds disturbing lack of crucial blood cancer medication

Drug combination highly effective in children with standard- and high-risk acute promyelocytic leukemia

Drug combination highly effective in children with standard- and high-risk acute promyelocytic leukemia

Pinning down Pin1: Potential COVID-19 therapy

Pinning down Pin1: Potential COVID-19 therapy

Adolescent and young adult cancer patients found to be well represented in NCI-sponsored clinical trials

Adolescent and young adult cancer patients found to be well represented in NCI-sponsored clinical trials

A drug candidate to prevent adverse reactions due to COVID-19 infection or vaccines

A drug candidate to prevent adverse reactions due to COVID-19 infection or vaccines

A review of the literature on acute promyelocytic leukemia

A review of the literature on acute promyelocytic leukemia

Leukemia is not just one disease

Leukemia is not just one disease

Nexus announces availability of Arsenic Trioxide Injection in the US

Nexus announces availability of Arsenic Trioxide Injection in the US

Combination of arsenic and existing leukemia drug may combat cancer

Combination of arsenic and existing leukemia drug may combat cancer

Arsenic trioxide could be powerful therapy to extend lives of certain glioblastoma patients

Arsenic trioxide could be powerful therapy to extend lives of certain glioblastoma patients

Scientists identify new genetic variations contributing to onset of APL

Scientists identify new genetic variations contributing to onset of APL

Arsenic induces acute promyelocytic leukemia remission

Arsenic induces acute promyelocytic leukemia remission

Sequencing the genomes of cancer patients help doctors decide the best course of treatment

Sequencing the genomes of cancer patients help doctors decide the best course of treatment

Journal of Clinical Oncology publishes CytRx tamibarotene Phase 2b trial results in APL

Journal of Clinical Oncology publishes CytRx tamibarotene Phase 2b trial results in APL

Sequencing mouse cancer genome reveals mutations driving cancer in humans

Sequencing mouse cancer genome reveals mutations driving cancer in humans

Researchers use computers to capture chemical signal structure that triggers metastatic cancer

Researchers use computers to capture chemical signal structure that triggers metastatic cancer

BIDMC scientist wins 2011 Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for cancer research

BIDMC scientist wins 2011 Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for cancer research