Latest Childhood leukemia Stories
First produced only in the past decade, human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are capable of developing into many or even all human cell types.
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).
This year alone, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is supporting more than 300 research projects with one goal in mind: Discovering lifesaving therapies for blood cancer patients.
Through genetic engineering of laboratory models, researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center have uncovered a vulnerability in the way cancer cells diverge from normal regenerating cells that may help treat children with leukemia as reported in the journal PNAS on June 3, 2013.
A research team from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania used a novel cell therapy to reprogram the immune cells of two leukemia patients, resulting in a complete remission of the disease and a total lack of evidence of cancer cells in their bodies.
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