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2012-06-12 11:44:55

Researchers have identified a prognostic marker in the most common form of chronic leukemia that can help to distinguish which patients should start treatment quickly from those who can safely delay treatment, perhaps for years.

2012-06-04 17:33:00

About 75 percent of children with leukemia who take chemotherapy face life-threatening heart problems as they age, but an international study led by a University of Rochester Medical Center investigator shows that giving a cardio-protective drug during cancer treatment may prevent the damage.

2012-06-01 23:01:13

In a heartwarming meeting, Vincent Valenti, 35, of White Plains, NY, finally had the chance to personally thank Stefan Hindl, 32, from Germany for his life-saving bone marrow donation at North


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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