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Health News - Lymphoma/Leukemia

One injection could kill cancer
Groundbreaking cancer research might have uncovered a 'one-time application' formula that can help immune cells to eliminate cancer tumors. (Medical News Today)

What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?
Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for the disease. (Medical News Today)

Is chemo at the heart of cancer regrowth?
Researchers have discovered that chemotherapy provides the perfect backdrop for 'sleeping' cancer to churn out deadly cancer stem cells. (Medical News Today)

What is leukopenia?
Leukopenia is a condition where a person has a reduced number of white blood cells and an increased risk of infection. Learn more. (Medical News Today)

How can I get the benefits of carrot juice?
Aside from great taste, carrot juice may provide numerous health benefits. Learn about the nutritional value and possible risks of drinking carrot juice. (Medical News Today)

Bone marrow cancer: What you need to know
In this article, learn about the types of bone marrow cancer, including multiple myeloma, leukemia, and lymphomas. How are they diagnosed and treated? (Medical News Today)

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug
Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones. (Medical News Today)

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells
A proof-of-concept study shows how a new compound selectively triggers cell suicide in acute myeloid leukemia cells without harming healthy cells. (Medical News Today)

Antibiotic identified that reduces infection risk in young leukemia patients
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers have identified an antibiotic that significantly reduced the odds of infections in children starting treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)... (Medical News Today)

MDS symptoms: What are the signs of pre-leukemia?
Myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, refers to a group of cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow. Symptoms include lightheadedness and fatigue. MDS can be a precursor for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). There is no cure, but the rate at which the disease progresses varies between people. (Medical News Today)

Acute myeloid leukemia: Heart drugs may boost chemotherapy
Researchers find that drugs normally used to treat heart and blood vessel disease could also help to improve chemotherapy outcomes for patients with AML. (Medical News Today)

FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a historic action today making the first gene therapy available in the United States, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other... (Medical News Today)

What's to know about skin cancer and rashes?
A rash can point to a mild irritation, or it could be a sign of skin cancer. It is important to find out the differences between cancerous and non-cancerous rashes, and the types of cancer that cause some rashes. This MNT Knowledge Center article can help you identify a potentially cancerous rash and seek help. (Medical News Today)

Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing
New research finds that high-dose vitamin C can genetically 'reprogram' leukemic cells to mature and die normally, instead of replicating to cause cancer. (Medical News Today)

Leukemia: Mushroom protein could be used in future treatments
A protein found in the edible mushroom commonly known as "shaggy ink cap" has the potential to kill leukemia T cells, a new study suggests. (Medical News Today)

Drug hope for acute myeloid leukaemia
A new drug that strips cancer cells of their "immortality" could help to treat patients suffering from one of the most aggressive forms of leukaemia. (Medical News Today)

FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vyxeos for the treatment of adults with two types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML): newly diagnosed therapy-related AML (t-AML) or AML with... (Medical News Today)

Leukemia breakthrough: Blood molecule key to treating AML
Heme, a chemical structure found in hemoglobin, is key to treating acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer, researchers have discovered. (Medical News Today)

FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Idhifa (enasidenib) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic... (Medical News Today)

Cell mechanism discovery could lead to 'fundamental' change in leukemia treatment
Researchers have identified a new cell mechanism that could lead to a fundamental change in the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia. (Medical News Today)

Scientists make breakthrough in reversing treatment resistance in blood cancer patients
Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified why some people may become resistant to monoclonal antibodies, a common type of immunotherapy used in lymphoma treatment. (Medical News Today)

CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia leads to remissions in clinical trial
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed about 70 percent of patients with the most common adult leukemia had their tumors shrink or disappear following an experimental chimeric... (Medical News Today)

Human antibody bolsters cancer drug performance
Some patients do not respond to the cancer drug rituximab, but breaking research finds that the addition of a human antibody reduces this resistance. (Medical News Today)

The gene behind follicular lymphoma
EPFL scientists have discovered an important gene whose loss lies behind follicular lymphoma, an incurable cancer. (Medical News Today)

New antibody uses one-two punch to potentially treat blood cancers
Researchers have developed a two-pronged approach to blood cancer treatment: 1) attacking cancer cells directly and/or 2) driving them from the nurturing bone marrow environment into the peripheral... (Medical News Today)

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