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Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood CancerApril 11, 2016

A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Generic Gleevec Will Likely Cut Millions in Health CostsMarch 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 ReturnJanuary 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 PatientsJanuary 06, 2016

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

End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer PatientsDecember 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 TreatmentDecember 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 LifeNovember 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: StudySeptember 28, 2015

Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

Social Factors Affect Leukemia SurvivalSeptember 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 RiskSeptember 14, 2015

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

She Had Leukemia 7,000 Years AgoSeptember 04, 2015

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

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

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood CancerSeptember 02, 2015

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

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer TreatmentSeptember 01, 2015

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

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: StudyJuly 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 HospitalizedJuly 13, 2015

Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood LeukemiaJuly 09, 2015

Researchers find gene variant associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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

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

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

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

2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood CancersJune 01, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast ClamsApril 09, 2015

Scientists 'astonished' by the finding

New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at BayMarch 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 FindsFebruary 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 FindsFebruary 18, 2015

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

Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood CancerDecember 11, 2014

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

Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise in Small TrialDecember 08, 2014

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

Blincyto Approved for Rare LeukemiaDecember 03, 2014

Drug sanctioned for rapidly-growing form of bone marrow cancer

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study ShowsNovember 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 StudyOctober 27, 2014

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

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study ShowsOctober 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 CancerOctober 15, 2014

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

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' DiseaseOctober 08, 2014

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

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

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

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once MoreJuly 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: StudyJune 06, 2014

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

Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive CancersMay 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 ChemoMarch 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 SuggestsFebruary 19, 2014

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

Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult LeukemiaFebruary 19, 2014

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

Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic LeukemiaFebruary 12, 2014

Drug inhibits enzyme that spurs cancer growth

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

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

Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed NewsJanuary 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 LeukemiaJanuary 09, 2014

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

Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in MiceDecember 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: SurveyDecember 18, 2013

Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood CancersDecember 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 WomenDecember 04, 2013

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