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2013-08-07 10:19:58

Patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) often receive donor transplants that effectively "reboot" their own immune defenses, which then attack and potentially cure the hard-to-treat disease.

2013-08-06 23:29:05

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new vaccine study beginning at North Shore-LIJ ‘s Brain Tumor Center. New

2013-07-19 23:01:51

Jamie Reno, an award-winning journalist, cancer survivor and patient advocate, discussed on his blog in depth recent discoveries by a small biotech firm in San Diego that has made significant

2013-07-17 23:18:07

For the 14th year in a row, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) aims to stomp out blood cancer through the Light The Night® (LTN) Walk (http://www.LightTheNight.org).

2013-07-11 16:28:34

Cancer vaccines prime the immune system to attack cancer cells, decreasing tumor progression.

2013-07-11 16:05:38

The drug aflibercept (trade name: Zaltrap) has been approved in Germany since February 2013 in combination with a certain chemotherapy for adults with metastatic colorectal cancer in whom chemotherapy with oxaliplatin could not stop the disease from progressing.

2013-07-09 21:24:33

New evidence suggests that using advanced genetics technologies to monitor for remaining cancer cells after treatment may soon become an effective tool to inform treatment decisions and ultimately predict patient outcomes for patients with a particularly aggressive form of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).


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