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  1. Study suggests heart drugs may boost chemotherapy in AML

    ... Acute myeloid leukemia: Heart drugs may boost chemotherapy Article Source:  ... may have identified a way to boost the effect of chemotherapy against one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults: ...

    Article last updated 09/07/2017 - 11:09am.

  2. ASCO Updates Platelet Transfusion Guideline Prophylaxis unnecessary for adults undergoing HSCT

    ... myeloid leukemia - Reducing the risk of bleeding from chemotherapy -induced thrombocytopenia in patients with solid tumors - a ...

    Research Article last updated 12/06/2017 - 11:23am.

  3. Chemotherapy

    ... How does it work? Chemotherapy for  MDS  patients involves the use of medicines that kill cells cancer cells called cytotoxic agents. Chemotherapy hurts healthy cells along with abnormal ones. So you may need to ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 7:18pm.

  4. Amazing journey of T-cells for CAR-T

    ... six months of treatment and a grueling eight rounds of chemotherapy , Matthews’s lymphoma had stopped responding to medicine’s ...

    Article last updated 10/30/2017 - 7:31am.

  5. Gemtuzumab Receives New FDA Approval for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... clinical scenario—combination therapy with induction chemotherapy for newly diagnosed patients,” said Roland Walter, M.D., ... assigned to receive treatment with a standard induction chemotherapy regimen alone or in combination with gemtuzumab. Median ...

    Research Article last updated 10/03/2017 - 12:56pm.

  6. Clinical trial reveals genetic fault that reduces the effectiveness of leukemia treatment

    ... chance of a long-term cure for AML involves intensive chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant . However high dose chemotherapy is poorly tolerated by older patients for whom the recently ...

    Research Article last updated 09/29/2017 - 10:32am.

  7. Explaining SCT vs. Cellular Therapies

    ... non-cancerous blood disorders. Patients first receive chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy to erase or reduce the number of ... used – an approach known as autologous transplant – the chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy are intended to eliminate cancer cells. ...

    Article last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:41pm.

  8. Nivolumab-induced aplastic anemia: A case report and literature review

    ... adverse effect profile when compared to traditional chemotherapy . The more common adverse effects associated with these agents ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 7:43am.

  9. Foundation Update - July 2017

    ... them understand so much about aplastic anemia. After chemotherapy , radiation and a bone marrow transplant , Brianna is ...

    Article last updated 10/09/2017 - 2:42pm.

  10. New treatment approved for certain high-risk AML

    ... changes (AML-MRC). Vyxeos is a fixed-combination of chemotherapy drugs daunorubicin and cytarabine. “This is the first ... of the disease in 2017. T-AML occurs as a complication of chemotherapy or radiation in approximately 8 to10 percent of all patients ...

    Article last updated 08/30/2017 - 7:18am.