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Drug improves disease-free, overall survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplants

Drug improves disease-free, overall survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplants

Breakthrough research brings new procedure closer to helping patients with blood cancer

Breakthrough research brings new procedure closer to helping patients with blood cancer

Researchers to test use of ‘viral specific’ T-cells to target toxic viruses in children

Researchers to test use of ‘viral specific’ T-cells to target toxic viruses in children

Conference to focus on preventing and reversing consequences of sickle cell disease

Conference to focus on preventing and reversing consequences of sickle cell disease

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

Study to determine lowest dose of chemotherapy needed for babies with SCID

Study to determine lowest dose of chemotherapy needed for babies with SCID

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Study explores periodontal status of patients with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Study explores periodontal status of patients with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

UChicago Medicine working with Novartis to offer breakthrough gene therapy for pediatric ALL patients

UChicago Medicine working with Novartis to offer breakthrough gene therapy for pediatric ALL patients

Targeting bone marrow protein could be effective way to improve stem cell transplants

Targeting bone marrow protein could be effective way to improve stem cell transplants

UC San Diego researchers receive $18.2 million grant for B cell cancer clinical trial

UC San Diego researchers receive $18.2 million grant for B cell cancer clinical trial

Our body contains more diverse microbes than previously known, new survey suggests

Our body contains more diverse microbes than previously known, new survey suggests

‘Breakthrough’ leukemia drug also portends ‘quantum leap’ in cost

‘Breakthrough’ leukemia drug also portends ‘quantum leap’ in cost

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

FDA gives its nod to new drug Imbruvica (Ibrutinib) for chronic Graft versus Host Disease

FDA gives its nod to new drug Imbruvica (Ibrutinib) for chronic Graft versus Host Disease

New drug Idhifa for patients with refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) gets FDA nod

New drug Idhifa for patients with refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) gets FDA nod

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Seattle Children’s opens first clinical trial to study IBD and GVHD in pediatric patients

Seattle Children’s opens first clinical trial to study IBD and GVHD in pediatric patients

Hematologist-oncologist to lead bone marrow transplantation program for treating blood-borne cancers

Hematologist-oncologist to lead bone marrow transplantation program for treating blood-borne cancers

Researchers solve medical mystery through genetics

Researchers solve medical mystery through genetics