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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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... hair had grown back again and went through tougher chemotherapy and radiation. I suffered from the BK virus, C-Diff and some ... harvest some of my eggs to preserve them from the intense chemotherapy and radiation. It was expensive, but the peace of mind it gave me ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.

  7. New data presented at ASCO on secondary MDS/AML

    ... Article Link:  ASCO: Does Chemotherapy in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients Cause AML and MDS? ... of anti-cancer treatments, including pieces included in chemotherapy , have been known to include DNA damaging agents, which could ...

    Article last updated 06/05/2017 - 9:37am.

  8. Marrow protein may be key to SCT success

    ... cells more rapidly. In addition, people undergoing chemotherapy who develop febrile neutropenia , associated with low ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 11:18am.

  9. Senior citizens underrepresented in clinical trials

    ... about how she was feeling each time she got chemotherapy . Earp said she agreed to participate because “I’ve ... affects older breast cancer patients’  response to chemotherapy. Of course, clinical trials aren’t for everyone. Some older ...

    Article last updated 06/29/2017 - 10:44am.

  10. Cellular immune profiling after sequential clofarabine and lenalidomide for high risk myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia

    ... rendering them unsuitable for intensive induction chemotherapy or transplantation. We report preliminary cellular immune ...

    Research Article last updated 05/22/2017 - 11:42am.