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2012-01-30 10:35:30

About one in five or six cases of adult leukemia in Western populations relates to so-called chronic myeloid leukemia, or CML.

2011-12-12 13:31:05

Despite major research advances over the last several decades that have helped deliver improved therapeutic options for leukemia, the condition remains deadly.

2011-12-02 12:41:50

One major obstacle in the fight against cancer is that anticancer drugs often affect normal cells in addition to tumor cells, resulting in significant side effects.

2011-08-09 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced the release of an updated Xpert® BCR-ABL Monitor test, now reporting results to the International Scale.

2011-06-14 13:44:47

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a particular form of leukemia or cancer of the bone marrow, which can be treated with targeted imatinib.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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