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Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... blinatumomab phase 2 data in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at the 14(th) Congress of the European ... initiating a pivotal trial in acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2010," stated Christian Itin, Ph.D., President ... treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and in a phase 1 clinical trial for the ...

Finding key to cancer drug Gleevec's limitations

... as Gleevec, helps patients with chronic myeloid leukemia survive longer, but does not keep the disease ... standard first-line treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia or CML, has prolonged lives, but does not keep ... marrow. It is also called chronic granulocytic leukemia or chronic myelogenous leukemia. An estimated ...

Janet Rowley, MD, A Researcher Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

... WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) congratulates Janet ... diagnose genetic subtypes of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) so that more appropriate individualized ... in critical genes lead to specific forms of leukemia and lymphoma. Her discoveries helped lay the ...

New drug for children with high-risk leukemia

... are diagnosed with leukemia, according to the leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A potentially deadly cancer ... and could be available for treating children with leukemia in only a few years. The recent findings are ... similar mutation of the JAK2 in Down syndrome and leukemia causes Polycythemia Vera, a disease common in ...

Comprehensive Look at Rare Leukemia Finds Relatively Few Genetic Changes Launch Disease

... new genes implicated in childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but analysis underscores the need for more ... yet of the genome of childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML) found only a few mistakes in the genetic ... For this study, researchers analyzed leukemia cells from 111 St. Jude AML patients representing ...

Leukemia cells evade immune system by mimicking normal cells, Stanford studies show

... STANFORD, Calif. Human leukemia stem cells escape detection by co-opting a ... found that the molecule, CD47, protects the leukemia stem cells from macrophages part of a roving ... expressed at significantly higher levels in mouse leukemia cells. "At the time, we didn't know what role ...

Stripping leukemia-initiating cells of their 'invisibility cloak'

... cancer stem cells responsible for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a form of cancer with a particularly poor ... known as CD47 "is an invisibility cloak for leukemia stem cells." Safe from the macrophages whose job ... by these malignant cells," Weissman said. The leukemia stem cells co-opt this ability and take it to an ...

Molecule Helps Leukemia Cells Hide From Immune System

... THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- leukemia stem cells cleverly cloak themselves to avoid ... found that the molecule, CD47, protects the leukemia stem cells from macrophages by binding to a ... prevented human cancer cells from causing leukemia in the animals, and even helped mice that already ...

Sysmex Supports Illinois Chapter Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

... dinner fundraiser for the Illinois Chapter of The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has resulted in a ... with the location of the 2009 AACC meeting. The leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest ... in joining us in our efforts to support the leukemia & Lymphoma Society as they work to eradicate ...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and FORMA Therapeutics Enter Collaboration to Bring New Therapies to Patients Faster

... CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and FORMA ... patients in clinical trials." About The leukemia & Lymphoma Society The leukemia & Lymphoma Society(R) (LLS) is the world's ...

Leukemia/Lymphoma Society Pleased to Announce Partnership in Southern Ohio with Eisen Marketing Group

... /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Ohio Chapter of The leukemia & Lymphoma Society announced recently that ... an endowment fund, funds that are raised by The leukemia & Lymphoma Society are immediately allocated ... to assist us in reaching that goal." The leukemia & Lymphoma Society((R)), headquartered in ...

New Report Just Published: World Multiple Myeloma Therapeutics Market Report

... Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma), Multiple Myeloma, leukemia (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic ... Cancer Cases by Type: Lymphoma, Myeloma, and leukemia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3 ... Others Types of Hematological Cancers II-30 leukemia II-30 Acute ...

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards $2.7M to 7 top young clinical investigators

... in treatment of hematologic cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. Dr. Nguyen works under the ... immune T cells to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). His Continuation Grant will be used to ... treat pediatric patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). These are patients for whom all other ...

For Kids With Leukemia, Radiation May Be Safe to Skip

... percent of all children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia without the use of cranial irradiation," said ... "Survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia can now enjoy excellent quality of life, ... the American Cancer Society. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common type of childhood ...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Calls for Blood Cancer Research Program at the Department of Defense

... senior vice president of public policy for The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), testified today ... blood cancers, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), lymphoma and multiple myeloma, are ... and, from 2001-2007, hosted a chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) research program funded at $30 million over ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of Improved Test for BCR-ABL Chromosomal Translocation Associated With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

... monitoring of patients with Chronic Myelogenous leukemia (CML). The test runs on Cepheid's GeneXpert(R) ... Dr. Ellie Nacheva, MD PhD FRCPath, Head of Lab - leukemia Cytogenetics, Royal Free and University College ... References 1. Central European leukemia Study Group 2007. About CML; ....

Industry Partners Step Up To Help Blood Cancer Patients

... of need with significant leadership gifts for The leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Patient Financial Aid ... andi.ciminello@lls.org . About The leukemia & Lymphoma Society The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (R) (LLS) is the world's ...

Donor Stem-Cell Transplant Best For Acute Myeloid Leukemia

... News) -- For most patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who come out of remission, donor stem cells ... in the patient with acute myelogenous leukemia who has entered a chemotherapy-induced remission, ... Dr. Barton A Kamen, chief medical officer at the leukemia & Lymphoma Society, thinks this study will ...

Sunesis Announces New Data on Voreloxin for Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Ovarian Cancer Will Be Presented at ASCO

... 2 clinical trials in frontline acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and platinum-resistant ovarian cancer and ... with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML)." Location: Level 2, West ... ovarian cancer. About Acute Myeloid leukemia AML is a rapidly progressing cancer of the ...

Cole Foundation injects $2.5 million to bolster leukemia research

... to recruit some of its best minds in pediatric leukemia research, thanks to the Cole Foundation. The ... Some $572,000 to create a pediatric leukemia cell bank based at the Sainte-Justine University ... will contribute $637,000 to allow the Quebec leukemia Cell Bank to expand its operation and preserve ...

One Little Penny...One Big Difference

... through Pennies for Patients, one of The leukemia & Lymphoma Society's School & Youth ... Vikings football player Kenechi Udeze, who is a leukemia survivor. Another teacher lost her mother to ... visit www.schoolandyouth.org . About The leukemia & Lymphoma Society ...

Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter 2009

... in newly diagnosed elderly acute myeloid leukemia (AML), voreloxin in combination with cytarabine ... patients (pts) with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML)." Location: Level 2, West Hall C Board ... ovarian cancer. About Acute Myeloid leukemia AML is a rapidly progressing cancer of the ...

Leukemia Risk From MS Drug May Be Up

... 30 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of developing leukemia from a drug used to treat rapidly-progressing ... leukemia. Previous research had put the risk of leukemia at .07 to .25 percent. This rate is ... Vita-Salute in Milan. The potential risk of leukemia should be carefully considered against the ...

Risk of Leukemia with Multiple Sclerosis Drug Higher Than Thought

... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The risk of developing leukemia as a side effect of a drug for multiple sclerosis ... leukemia. Those studies showed that acute leukemia occurred in .07 percent to .25 percent of MS ... people with MS receiving the drug found that leukemia occurred in .74 percent. "This rate is ...

Researchers find drug that inhibits acute leukemia cell growth

... a certain receptor that promotes the growth of leukemia cells. The pre-clinical study was presented today ... we now know is expressed in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells called Tropomyosin Receptor Kinase A ... AZ23 had long-term survival with no presence of leukemia cells. They also found AZ23 to be more ...

DKMS' 3rd Annual Star-Studded Gala to be Held at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, May 7th

... Amy Ryan to Attend and Join the Fight Against leukemia NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- DKMS, ... donor center, will further its fight against leukemia with the organization's 3rd Annual DKMS Gala on ... barrow donor and save the life of her best friend leukemia patient, Jasmina Anema. Jasmina's condition has ...

Gene Studies Reveal Cancer's Secrets

... found that children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have mutations in the JAK tyrosine ... this subtype of leukemia." Another study on leukemia found that a set of genetic variants increases the risk for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The findings of this study add more pieces ...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on CPX-351 And CPX-1 at the American Association for Cancer Research

... Liposome Injection in consolidation treatment for leukemia and of CPX-1 (Irinotecan HCl:Floxuridine) ... for enhancing clinical outcomes with CPX-351 in leukemia and CPX-1 in colorectal cancer." In the ... leukemic bone marrow cells in the CCRF-CEM human leukemia xenograft model. Additional data showed median ...

How cells change gears: New insights published in Nature Genetics

... the network of transcription factors in a myeloid leukemia cell line changes over time. "Leukemia" refers ... transcriptional network during differentiation in leukemia cells could offer a glimpse into the cause of ... that stopped cell proliferation in the myeloid leukemia cell line. Next, they collected as much ...

Vince Papale and Eagles Fly for Leukemia Tee Up for a Cure at May 4, 2009 Celebrity Golf Classic and Auction

... to join them, May 4, for the 25th Eagles Fly for leukemia Celebrity Golf Classic and Auction at Huntingdon ... in the Philadelphia region. Eagles Fly for leukemia supports pediatric cancer research at Children's ... their children are undergoing treatment. leukemia is the most common cancer in kids, accounting for ...

The Nation's Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is Sold Out But There's Still a Way In!

... -- The Nation's Triathlon(TM) to Benefit The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is sold out, but you ... or call 1(800) 482-TEAM. About The leukemia & Lymphoma Society The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (R) (LLS) is the ...

This Mother's Day Celebrate a Mother's Love

... Honor Your Mother with a Tribute Gift to The leukemia & Lymphoma Society WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., ... as her three-year-old daughter, Audrey, battled leukemia several years ago. To honor her daughter's ... challenge of her own. She signed on with The leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training and ran ...

New biomarker may predict leukemia aggressiveness

... blood are an indicator that chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) the most common form of adult leukemia will be aggressive and in need of immediate ... CLL is that it is difficult to know which type of leukemia a patient has. One form progresses slowly, with ...

Success of Colorful School Supply Collection Inspired by Leukemia Patient Kicks off Second Year

... Proceeds from "Kendall Kollection" benefit The leukemia & Lymphoma Society WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., ... and has been raising funds and awareness for The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Now LLS has ... Sarah Churchill at 415-640-2730. About The leukemia & Lymphoma Society ...

Scientists Identify Key Gene That Protects Against Leukemia

... open the door to more streamlined treatments for leukemia and other blood cancers, in which blood cells ... open the door to more streamlined treatments for leukemia and other blood cancers, in which blood cells ... has demonstrated that mutated HSC that cause leukemia burn out at a faster rate than normal HSCs. In ...

Families of Children Affected by Leukemia Get Boost of Support Thanks to Gift From Chrysler Jeep Superstores

... Will Help Raise Funds, Awareness For Children's leukemia Foundation of Michigan Donation Part Of Long ... /PRNewswire/ -- Families of children affected by leukemia will receive an extra boost of support thanks to ... that will be presented during the Children's leukemia Foundation of Michigan's (CLFM) first annual ...

Gap Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Encourage Shoppers to Support Cancer-Fighting Programs

... WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced a ... . About The leukemia & Lymphoma Society The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (R) (LLS) is the ...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Enrolls First Patient in Its Phase 2 Study of CPX-351 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia in First Relapse

... The study is supported by The leukemia & Lymphoma Society(R) PRINCETON, N.J., ... patients (up to 60 years old) with acute myeloid leukemia in first relapse. As previously announced, the ... is being supported through a partnership with The leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The first ...

Prescription Copay Assistance for Patients taking Gleevec or Tasigna for Philadelphia chromosome-positive Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (Ph+ CML)

... program for Ph+ CML (Chronic Myelogenous leukemia or Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) patients through the ... chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) with prescription copay assistance. No ... chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) in adult patients resistant or intolerant ...

Coty Inc. and DKMS Announce the Opening of DKMS Polska

... Poland Office Expands Coty-DKMS: Linked Against leukemia Partnership WARSAW, Poland, Feb. 25 ... the expansion of the Coty-DKMS: Linked Against leukemia global initiative. DKMS was inspired by ... looking forward to watching the Linked against leukemia partnership succeed in Poland and working to ...
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