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Looking for patients with relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia to test a new targeted therapy drug

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of crenolanib after salvage chemotherapy for relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with FLT3 activating mutations. The main outcome would be survival without complications from leukemia 3 years after the treatment has finished. The details AML is a type of blood...

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Evaluating strategies to preserve fertility in cancer patients

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated female fertility preservation (FFP) in cancer patients. They found that FFP should be discussed with all women of reproductive age undergoing cancer treatment. Some background Cancer can have many negative effects on patient health. Infertility is a particular concern for younger female patients. Pregnancy rates...

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Searching for patients to try a new treatment combination for untreated acute myeloid leukemia.

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is searching for patients to try a combination of glasdegib (Daurismo) with azacitidine (Vidaza) for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that has not been treated. The main outcome that will be measured is overall survival. The details Different anti-cancer drugs can be used in different combinations and may have different effects....

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The negative impact of aspergillosis in acute leukemia

Posted by on Jun 22, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the impact of aspergillosis lung infection on the outcomes of patients with acute leukemia. Researchers found that this infection can reduce survival in these patients. Some background Acute leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow. This leads to an abnormal immune system. Aspergillosis is a fungal infection that...

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Graft-versus-host disease in pediatric patients with acute leukemia after alloSCT

Posted by on Jun 16, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the occurrence of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in pediatric patients who underwent an allogeneic stem cell transplant (alloSCT). This study concluded that both umbilical cord blood cells and bone marrow cells led to similar rates of GVHD in children with acute leukemia. Some background Allogeneic stem cell...

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Combining pracinostat and azacitidine to treat older patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the combination of pracinostat and azacitidine in patients aged over 65 with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that this combination is a safe and effective for treating this group of patients.   Some background Pracinostat is a new drug that...

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Allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplant for patients with unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of allogeneic hemopoietic stem cell transplant (alloHSCT) in patients with unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that alloHSCT is the best treatment option for these patients. Some background Patients with unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are those...

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