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Certain genetic conditions can raise the risk for leukemia, one of those conditions being Down's syndrome. For more such details on leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells, our support group is the place you need to be.

 

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Childhood Leukemia Cannot Hide from the Immune System: Study
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered that having few mutations, pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia does not escape imm.....
Drug Used for Heart Failure Could Treat Leukemia
Drug initially used for heart failure could be effective in treating cancer, according to canadian researchers who published their work in the Jour.....
Drug Combo Found Effective Against Another Leukemia
Arsenic-based drug combination found useful for treating second form of leukemia, revealed by a team of scientists led by Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD.....
New Drug Improves Survival among Patients With Leukemia
New inhibitor drug named gilteritinib targets mutation in the Fms-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) gene - in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukem.....
New Source of Leukemia Drug Identified
Chemical synthesis of alkaloids with anti cancer properties like cephalotaxine and homoharringtonine(HHT) helped to unveil new method of producing str.....


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