Latest Acute eosinophilic leukemia Stories

2012-08-13 15:51:54

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have made a discovery involving mice and humans that could mean that people with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rare and usually fatal cancer, are a step closer to new treatment options.

2012-01-17 12:47:27

Melbourne researchers have discovered that acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive blood cancer with poor prognosis, may be susceptible to medications that target a protein called Mcl-1.

2011-12-12 23:32:41

Older people with acute myeloid leukemia and normal looking chromosomes in their cancer cells have a higher risk of recurrence if they have mutations in a gene called ASXL1.

2011-10-26 13:05:54

A new potential leukemia therapy targets only cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells alone.

2011-09-19 23:47:47

Blacks and Hispanics have fewer cases of acute leukemia compared to whites but they die at a substantially higher rate.

2010-07-29 15:03:59

The prognosis for nearly three-quarters of elderly patients on intensive chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is poor, with a median survival of less than six months.

2010-02-18 14:40:00

Findings provide clues for treating thousands of patients diagnosed each year.