Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, in partnership with the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and Celgene Corporation, a New Jersey-based biopharmaceutical company, have launched a phase 1 human clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of a novel monoclonal antibody for patients suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Researchers have achieved a major breakthrough by discovering mutations in genes that lead to childhood leukemia of the acute lymphoblastic type - the most common childhood cancer in the world.
A new study concluded that vaccines are safe for children and do not cause health conditions such as autism and leukemia.
Doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have an increased risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood. However they were yet to explain the relation. Now, a team of researchers has uncovered a connection between the two condition.
Children who encounter high levels of vehicle exhaust have a greater risk of developing childhood leukemia, according to a recent report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The FDA approved leukemia drug for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
In a new study, researchers reported that childhood cancer survivors are at a greater risk of premature heart disease than children who never had cancer.
A recent study found that some non-psychoactive compounds derived from marijuana could kill certain cancer cells.
After examining 12 studies, researchers concluded that IVF babies have a greater risk of developing cancers.
A new British study found that living near a nuclear power plant did not increase a child's risk of developing leukemia.
An Ohio hospital is still fighting an Amish family's decision to stop chemotherapy for their 10-year-old girl.
New findings suggest that small doses of a leukemia drug may help prevent neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and others forms of dementia.
Leukemia is one of the most common types of cancer in children.
An experimental new treatment may prove helpful as a last resort for adults with a grim form of cancer.
New tests date contamination in North Carolina's water to 1948, not 1953.
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