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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

Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers May 15, 2014

Researchers say a rare and unique tumor cell appears to help a form of blood cancer mutate and spread

Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo March 12, 2014

Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests February 19, 2014

Finding might one day point the way to a cure, researchers say

Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult Leukemia February 19, 2014

Genetic tweak of patient's immune cells boosted chances of remission in advanced cases

Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic Leukemia February 12, 2014

Drug inhibits enzyme that spurs cancer growth

Body's Immune System Destroys Would-Be Cancer Cells Daily: Study February 03, 2014

Researchers tracked the quick elimination of mutant cells that can cause blood tumors

Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News January 31, 2014

While treatment advances mean more children are surviving, long-term problems persist into adulthood

New Drug Combo Might Help Older, Sicker Patients With Leukemia January 09, 2014

Study found adding new drug obinutuzumab extended remission in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice December 30, 2013

Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey December 18, 2013

Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood Cancers December 09, 2013

In many patients in early trials, turning T-cells into cancer fighters sent disease into remission

Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women December 04, 2013

Researchers say hormones might play role in link, but don't know why

Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says November 18, 2013

Changes in arteries seen while still in childhood

Did Bone Marrow Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy? November 08, 2013

Unusual case report details how 10-year-old boy was treated for leukemia and lost sensitivity to peanuts

Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers November 07, 2013

Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study November 06, 2013

British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

Gazyva Approved for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia November 01, 2013

A cancer of the blood and bone marrow

A Father and Daughter's Race to Beat Leukemia November 01, 2013

Man behind the idea of runs to raise money for research recalls his child's battle with blood cancer

Even With Equal Care, Racial Disparity Persists in Blood Cancer, Study Finds July 08, 2013

Blacks with chronic lymphocytic leukemia fare worse than whites

Cutting Unneeded CT Scans in Kids Could Lower Future Cancer Risk June 10, 2013

Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found

Gene Discovery May Offer Breakthrough for Rare Leukemia May 09, 2013

Study found drug used for one condition also targets genes affecting different blood disorder

Scientists Pinpoint Most Major Genes Behind Deadly Blood Cancer May 01, 2013

Say they now have the 'playbook' for battling acute myeloid leukemia

Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study April 29, 2013

'Hookahs' expose people to higher levels of carbon monoxide and benzene, researchers say

Soaring Prices Keep Leukemia Drugs From Patients, Experts Say April 25, 2013

$100,000-a-year meds seen as obstacle to treatment

New Strategy Helps Young Lymphoma Patients Avoid Radiation Treatment April 10, 2013

Approach resulted in high remission rates without the risks tied to radiotherapy, researchers say

Immune Therapy Shows Early Promise for Advanced Leukemia March 20, 2013

Patient's own cells are genetically engineered for use in treatment, study finds

Gene Mutations Appear Key to Childhood Leukemia Risk, Study Says March 19, 2013

Findings may help explain higher rates among Hispanics

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