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Myeloid Leukemia is an aggressive (fast-growing) disease in which too many myeloblasts (immature white blood cells that are not lymphoblasts) are found in the bone marrow and blood. Also called acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, AML, and ANLL.
FDA researchers find underrepresentation of adults aged 75 years and older in blood cancer clinical trials

FDA researchers find underrepresentation of adults aged 75 years and older in blood cancer clinical trials

Study: Combination targeted therapy has high response rates in AML patients

Study: Combination targeted therapy has high response rates in AML patients

Pairing immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy proves beneficial for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia

Pairing immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy proves beneficial for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia

Clinical study uses genetic testing to match AML patients with new therapies

Clinical study uses genetic testing to match AML patients with new therapies

UC San Diego researchers receive nearly $8 million grant for new stem cell-based AML treatments

UC San Diego researchers receive nearly $8 million grant for new stem cell-based AML treatments

High levels of natural immune suppressor in leukemia patients linked to poor survival

High levels of natural immune suppressor in leukemia patients linked to poor survival

Researchers develop new way to genetically engineer T cells for treating leukemia relapse

Researchers develop new way to genetically engineer T cells for treating leukemia relapse

Powering up fat cells could help acute myeloid leukemia patients

Powering up fat cells could help acute myeloid leukemia patients

FDA approved drug found to have anti-cancer activity against previously unknown targets

FDA approved drug found to have anti-cancer activity against previously unknown targets

Newly discovered compound causes cancer cell death, whilst sparing healthy cells

Newly discovered compound causes cancer cell death, whilst sparing healthy cells

New treatment approach makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells

New treatment approach makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells

New research uncovers how blood cancer 'steals' parts of bone marrow cells to thrive

New research uncovers how blood cancer 'steals' parts of bone marrow cells to thrive

Trial identifies genetic fault that affects treatment response in leukemia patients

Trial identifies genetic fault that affects treatment response in leukemia patients

Existing drugs may be able to improve therapy for chronic myeloid leukemia, mice study shows

Existing drugs may be able to improve therapy for chronic myeloid leukemia, mice study shows

Make Sense campaign aims to promote better quality of life for head and neck cancer survivors

Make Sense campaign aims to promote better quality of life for head and neck cancer survivors

Modified blood thinner may be first promising method to prevent repercussions after TBI

Modified blood thinner may be first promising method to prevent repercussions after TBI

FDA approves drug to treat patients with newly diagnosed CD33-positive AML

FDA approves drug to treat patients with newly diagnosed CD33-positive AML

Pfizer receives FDA approval for new therapy to treat adults and children with AML

Pfizer receives FDA approval for new therapy to treat adults and children with AML

Spot Leukaemia campaign launched to reduce delays in diagnosis

Spot Leukaemia campaign launched to reduce delays in diagnosis

New research program receives DKK 100 million in funding from Novo Nordisk Foundation

New research program receives DKK 100 million in funding from Novo Nordisk Foundation