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Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia September 21, 2016

In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC September 16, 2016

Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

For Teens With Leukemia, Pregnancy Tests Often Neglected September 12, 2016

Risk of chemo-related birth defects needs to be considered, researchers say

Strides Made in Treating Childhood Cancer: Report September 09, 2016

But more needs to be done to battle tougher tumors, guard the health of survivors

Cord-Blood Transplants Show Promise in Leukemia Treatment September 07, 2016

Donors and recipients don't need to be a perfect match, researcher says

Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study July 19, 2016

Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease July 12, 2016

Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers June 29, 2016

Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis

Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women May 03, 2016

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood Cancer April 11, 2016

A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Generic Gleevec Will Likely Cut Millions in Health Costs March 18, 2016

Over 5 years, researchers estimate more than $9 million in insurance savings

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer? February 04, 2016

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's Return January 21, 2016

Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

Antibody May Lower Rejection Rates After Stem Cell Transplant in Leukemia Patients January 06, 2016

Study showed many were able to avoid graft-versus-host disease

End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer Patients December 21, 2015

Study found most lymphoma, leukemia specialists don't discuss hospice care until death is imminent

Researchers Focus on Risk Factors for Leukemia After Breast Cancer Treatment December 07, 2015

Family history of cancer, inherited gene mutation seem to raise chances of secondary malignancy

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life November 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: Study September 28, 2015

Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival September 14, 2015

Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk September 14, 2015

Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

She Had Leukemia 7,000 Years Ago September 04, 2015

Telltale signs in adult woman's bones point to first recorded case of the disease, scientists say

Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer September 02, 2015

Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia? September 02, 2015

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment September 01, 2015

Findings may allow more targeted therapy for the toughest cases, researchers say

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study July 14, 2015

Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized July 13, 2015

Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia July 09, 2015

Researchers find gene variant associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35 June 15, 2015

Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study June 01, 2015

It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests

2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers June 01, 2015

Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers May 12, 2015

But study only showed association, not cause-and-effect link

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks April 27, 2015

Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast Clams April 09, 2015

Scientists 'astonished' by the finding

New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay March 19, 2015

In study, brentuximab extended time patients survived without further progression of the blood cancer

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds February 26, 2015

But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds February 18, 2015

Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer December 11, 2014

Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise in Small Trial December 08, 2014

Nivolumab harnesses power of immune system to attack cancer in patients who've failed other therapy

Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia December 03, 2014

Drug sanctioned for rapidly-growing form of bone marrow cancer

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows November 21, 2014

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study October 27, 2014

Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows October 22, 2014

Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer October 15, 2014

But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease October 08, 2014

Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia August 25, 2014

Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More July 01, 2014

No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study June 06, 2014

These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note

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