leukemia

AI Saves Woman's Life By Identifying Her Disease When Other Methods (humans) Failed

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Reports assert that Japanese doctors have, for the first time in history, used AI to detect a type of leukemia, which helped to save a patient's life.

Blocking key protein puts the brakes on leukaemia

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), an aggressive form of blood cancer, where cell growth controls are neutralized, giving the cancer cells free rein to multiply uncontrollably.

Scientists find way to make leukemia cells kill each other

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The surprise finding could lead to a powerful new therapy for leukemia and possibly other cancers.

Sleeping cancer cells can 'wake up' decades later

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Blood cancer cells can avoid being killed by lying dormant, sometimes for decades.

Scientists discover how to change human leukemia cells into harmless immune cells

Posted in Medicine on 19th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers found a method that can force dangerous leukemia cells to mature into harmless immune cells.