New class of drug could treat leukemia with fewer side effects

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified a new class of drugs that could prove useful in fighting leukemia with less side effects than existing chemotherapy drugs.

Chemotherapy-Free Stem Cell Transplant Promises Safer Leukemia Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Leukemia and other blood cancers typically start in the bone marrow, where blood cells are produced by stem cells. For those with life-threatening illness, there’s one treatment option that can be very effective, but carries a serious risk of side effects – hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT).

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.