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Is busulfan a useful drug to improve successful transplantation in the treatment of acute leukemia?

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of using busulfan to delete blood cancer cells from the system before replacing them with normal cells in the treatment of leukaemia. The study found that busulfan therapy was effective in removing blood cancer cells before replacement, in the treatment of high-risk acute leukaemia. Some background Acute...

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A review of CAR-T cell therapy for CLL

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed CAR-T cell therapy, a new type of immunotherapy, for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Some background Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy helps the immune system to fight cancer cells. In this treatment, immune cells (the T-cells) are removed from the blood. The T-cells are then genetically modified...

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Is stem cell transplantation a viable option among AML patients who are not in remission?

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined stem cell transplant outcomes across acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients with different disease status. Researchers reported superior survival after a stem cell transplant among patients in second complete remission.  Some background Stem cell transplantation is considered the most effective therapy for...

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