Leukemia

Leukemia
New Leukemia Drug Bosulif Approved for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
New Leukemia Drug Gets FDA Nod WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD 8 'New' Cancer Causes Nuclear Meltdown in Japan: Radiation...
Childhood CT Scans Raise Cancer Risk
Childhood CT Scans Raise Cancer Risk Risk Is Small, but Study Is First Direct Evidence of Link, Researcher Says WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
Two-Drug Combo May Help Hard-to-Treat Leukemia
Two-Drug Combo May Help Hard-to-Treat Leukemia Fludara Plus Campath May Have Advantages Over Standard CLL Treatment WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from...
Gene Therapy Cures Adult Leukemia
Gene Therapy Cures Adult Leukemia CLL Tumors 'Blown Away' in 2 of 3 Patients Given Experimental Treatment WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Gleevec Gets High Marks for Leukemia Treatment
Gleevec Gets High Marks for Leukemia Treatment Study Shows the Drug Is a Successful Therapy for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Leukemia Treatment Breakthrough
Leukemia Treatment Breakthrough CLL Survival Far Greater With Drug Rituxan WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD 8 'New' Cancer Causes...
Green Tea Compound May Fight Leukemia
Green Tea Compound May Fight Leukemia Early Study Shows EGCG Supplements May Delay Need for Chemotherapy in Some Patients WebMD Health News By Charlene Laino Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Newer Drugs Beat Gleevec for Leukemia
Newer Drugs Beat Gleevec for Leukemia Sprycel, Tasigna May Become Options to Treat Newly Diagnosed Chronic Myeloid Leukemia WebMD Health News By Charlene Laino Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Stem Cell Treatment for Leukemia Improved
Stem Cell Treatment for Leukemia Improved Transplant Technique Speeds Immune System Recovery WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD 8 'New' Cancer Causes...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Has CML Form of Leukemia
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Has CML Form of Leukemia 'Bright' Outlook, but Lifetime Treatment Needed for CML WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD...
Blood Clue May Predict Adult Leukemia
Blood Clue May Predict Adult Leukemia Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia May Have Warning Sign in Blood Up to 6 Years Before Diagnosis WebMD Health News By Miranda Hitti Reviewed...
Grape Seed Extract May Fight Leukemia
Grape Seed Extract May Fight Leukemia Grape Seed Extract Speeds Death of Leukemia Cells in Lab Tests WebMD Health News By Miranda Hitti Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD More from...
Drug Combo Effective Against Leukemia
Drug Combo Effective Against Leukemia Researchers Say Combining 2 Drugs Helps Fight Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD 8...
New Leukemia Vaccine May Prolong Life
New Leukemia Vaccine May Prolong Life Experimental Leukemia Treatment Boosts Immune System WebMD Health News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD 8 'New' Cancer Causes...
Mismatched Cord Blood Can Save Kids
Mismatched Cord Blood Can Save Kids Cord Blood Transplant as Good as Bone Marrow Transplant for Leukemia WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More...
Two-Drug Combo May Help Hard-to-Treat Leukemia
Two-Drug Combo May Help Hard-to-Treat Leukemia Fludara Plus Campath May Have Advantages Over Standard CLL Treatment WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from...
Gleevec Gets High Marks for Leukemia Treatment
New research suggests that Gleevec has transformed CML, a previously fatal leukemia, into a manageable chronic disease for many patients who take it.
Gene Therapy Cures Adult Leukemia
Two of three patients dying of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) appear cured and a third is in partial remission after infusions of genetically engineered T cells. The technique may work for other cancers, too.
Rap Star Nelly: Fitness, Fatherhood, and a Health Foundation
How the chart-topping musician stays healthy while balancing a multi-faceted career, his family, and his work advocating for bone marrow transplants.
Stewart Francke Fights Leukemia One Song at a Time
The songwriter, himself a survivor of leukemia, wins a major award for his efforts to help others with the disease.
Leukemia Treatment Breakthrough
Adding Rituxan to standard chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia raises three-year survival to 65% and is now the gold standard therapy for most patients.

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