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  1. Stem Cell Transplantation: What Happens Behind the Scenes?

    ... The patient is usually admitted for conditioning chemotherapy and the stem cells are infused after a few days of chemo.  In ...

    Interview last updated 01/18/2018 - 1:28pm.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.