Myeloid Leukemia News and Research

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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.
Study shows long-term benefits for chronic myeloid leukemia patients receiving therapy with imatinib

Study shows long-term benefits for chronic myeloid leukemia patients receiving therapy with imatinib

Genetic mutations and cellular modifications may provide clues to the associations between slight genetic abnormalities and often fatal diseases

Genetic mutations and cellular modifications may provide clues to the associations between slight genetic abnormalities and often fatal diseases

A new treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia

A new treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia

Data from phase II study of Trisenox (arsenic trioxide) injection in myelodysplasia

Data from phase II study of Trisenox (arsenic trioxide) injection in myelodysplasia

Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec) inhibits important pathways that spur cancer growth

Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec) inhibits important pathways that spur cancer growth

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Impaired cognitive and motor function following stem cell transplantation for severe blood disorders can improve

Impaired cognitive and motor function following stem cell transplantation for severe blood disorders can improve

Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia

Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia

Maxim Pharmaceuticals to withdraw NDA for advanced malignant melanoma

Maxim Pharmaceuticals to withdraw NDA for advanced malignant melanoma

Experimental drug PKC412 may be the key to treating myeloproliferative disease

Experimental drug PKC412 may be the key to treating myeloproliferative disease

Data suggests potential role of Quadramet in conjunction with chemotherapy for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia

Data suggests potential role of Quadramet in conjunction with chemotherapy for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia

New compound that is designed to overcome Gleevec resistance

New compound that is designed to overcome Gleevec resistance

Guidelines for determining the best possible time to receive bone marrow transplants

Guidelines for determining the best possible time to receive bone marrow transplants

New whole body positron emission tomography (PET) imaging allows scientists to watch as immune system respond to tumors or infection

New whole body positron emission tomography (PET) imaging allows scientists to watch as immune system respond to tumors or infection

Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought

Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought

Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body

Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body

FDA approves new drug for bone marrow disease

FDA approves new drug for bone marrow disease

Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint

Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint

Embryo testing could produce babies who might aid sick siblings

Embryo testing could produce babies who might aid sick siblings

Developing smart drugs

Developing smart drugs