July 23, 2014: Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

July 23, 2014: Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

July 01, 2014: Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

June 06, 2014: Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note

May 15, 2014: Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers
Researchers say a rare and unique tumor cell appears to help a form of blood cancer mutate and spread

March 12, 2014: Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

February 19, 2014: Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests
Finding might one day point the way to a cure, researchers say

February 19, 2014: Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult Leukemia
Genetic tweak of patient's immune cells boosted chances of remission in advanced cases

February 12, 2014: Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic Leukemia
Drug inhibits enzyme that spurs cancer growth

February 03, 2014: Body's Immune System Destroys Would-Be Cancer Cells Daily: Study
Researchers tracked the quick elimination of mutant cells that can cause blood tumors

January 31, 2014: Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News
While treatment advances mean more children are surviving, long-term problems persist into adulthood

January 09, 2014: New Drug Combo Might Help Older, Sicker Patients With Leukemia
Study found adding new drug obinutuzumab extended remission in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

December 30, 2013: Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

December 18, 2013: 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey
Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

December 09, 2013: Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood Cancers
In many patients in early trials, turning T-cells into cancer fighters sent disease into remission

December 04, 2013: Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
Researchers say hormones might play role in link, but don't know why

November 18, 2013: Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says
Changes in arteries seen while still in childhood

November 08, 2013: Did Bone Marrow Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy?
Unusual case report details how 10-year-old boy was treated for leukemia and lost sensitivity to peanuts

November 07, 2013: Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

November 06, 2013: IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

November 01, 2013: Gazyva Approved for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
A cancer of the blood and bone marrow

November 01, 2013: A Father and Daughter's Race to Beat Leukemia
Man behind the idea of runs to raise money for research recalls his child's battle with blood cancer

July 08, 2013: Even With Equal Care, Racial Disparity Persists in Blood Cancer, Study Finds
Blacks with chronic lymphocytic leukemia fare worse than whites

June 10, 2013: Cutting Unneeded CT Scans in Kids Could Lower Future Cancer Risk
Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found

May 09, 2013: Gene Discovery May Offer Breakthrough for Rare Leukemia
Study found drug used for one condition also targets genes affecting different blood disorder

May 01, 2013: Scientists Pinpoint Most Major Genes Behind Deadly Blood Cancer
Say they now have the 'playbook' for battling acute myeloid leukemia

April 29, 2013: Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study
'Hookahs' expose people to higher levels of carbon monoxide and benzene, researchers say

April 25, 2013: Soaring Prices Keep Leukemia Drugs From Patients, Experts Say
$100,000-a-year meds seen as obstacle to treatment

April 10, 2013: New Strategy Helps Young Lymphoma Patients Avoid Radiation Treatment
Approach resulted in high remission rates without the risks tied to radiotherapy, researchers say

March 20, 2013: Immune Therapy Shows Early Promise for Advanced Leukemia
Patient's own cells are genetically engineered for use in treatment, study finds

March 19, 2013: Gene Mutations Appear Key to Childhood Leukemia Risk, Study Says
Findings may help explain higher rates among Hispanics

March 14, 2013: Scientists ID Antibody That Might Boost Cancer Therapy
Early study found 'ESK1' had effect on protein within cancer cells

March 04, 2013: Stars Pedal Hard to Help Fight Rare Cancers
SNL's Seth Meyers, N.Y. Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich biked Sunday to raise money for the cause

February 27, 2013: Leukemia Patients Get Treatment Boost From Donors' Immune Cells
Small, early study may have found a way to help marrow transplants work without immune troubles

February 14, 2013: Cancer Chemotherapy Tied to Slight Rise in Risk for Leukemia
But the risk to any one patient is small, experts said, and treatments can be altered to minimize hazard

February 04, 2013: Hoping to Ease Shortage, FDA Fast-Tracks Generic Form of Cancer Drug
Agency says new availability of doxorubicin will help people battling malignancy

January 25, 2013: Gleevec's Latest Approval is for Pediatric Cancer
Drug blocks proteins that fuel cancer-cell development

December 14, 2012: Iclusig Approved for Rare Leukemias
Blocks proteins that spur cancer development

December 12, 2012: Blood Cancer Patients May Benefit From New Transplant Technique
Cord-blood expansion method could speed recovery, researchers say

October 26, 2012: Synribo Approved to Treat Rare Leukemia
If other treatments haven't stopped CML's progression

October 17, 2012: Blood or Bone Marrow Better for Stem Cell Transplants?
Study found no survival differences, but blood cells may be associated with more chronic side effects

October 17, 2012: Study Sees Link Between Prolonged Formula Feeding, Leukemia Risk
But the research only uncovered an association, it didn't prove cause and effect

September 21, 2012: Cancer Portrayed Too Grimly in Movies, Study Suggests
Many popular films use death as plot device even though survival is much improved, researcher says

September 10, 2012: Young Children Treated for Cancer May Be at Risk for PTSD: Study
Procedures, treatments should be kid-friendly, painless as possible, researchers say

September 05, 2012: Bosulif Approved for Rare Leukemia
Primarily caused by genetic mutation

August 09, 2012: Marqibo Approved for Rare Leukemia
Sanctioned as an orphan drug

July 11, 2012: HIV Drug May Prevent Bone Marrow Transplant Complication
The drug, maraviroc, protects against graft-versus-host disease in the liver and gut

July 05, 2012: Myelodysplastic Syndrome Linked to Abnormal Stem Cells
Bone marrow cells must be wiped out to improve cure rates, researchers say

June 11, 2012: TV Anchor Robin Roberts Has Rare Bone Marrow Disorder
MDS, which might be tied to Roberts' prior cancer treatment, requires bone marrow transplant

June 07, 2012: Child CT Scans Might Up Risk of Brain Cancer, Leukemia
Although the risk is small, radiation doses should be kept low, experts say