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Rate of deep molecular response in chronic myeloid leukemia treated with nilotinib

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the rate of deep molecular response in patients with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia who were treated with nilotinib. This study concluded that good molecular response rates are seen in these patients. Some background Molecular response (MR) is a measure of the levels of BCR-ABL1 gene in leukemia...

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Allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation as treatment for patients with BCR-ABL1-negative atypical chronic myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Feb 17, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant is an effective treatment for atypical chronic myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that this treatment is effective in these patients. Some background Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia (aCML) and chronic neutrophilic leukemia (CNL) are cancers...

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Using steroid medication to prevent stem cell transplant complications in patients with leukemia

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effects of using steroid medication to prevent complications after stem cell transplant and improve survival in patients with leukemia. Researchers found that low-dose steroids improved outcomes in these patients. Some background Leukemia is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues such as the bone...

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Survival from transplant of donor bone marrow versus donor blood sample in leukemia treatment

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of donor peripheral blood (PB) with bone marrow (BM) transplant in the treatment of leukemia. Researchers found that bone marrow transplants are safer and more effective in the treatment of leukemia. Some background Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow. It may lead to abnormal immune...

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Do ACE inhibitors help with anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in leukemia and lymphoma?

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if enalapril influences anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in children with leukemia and lymphoma. This study concluded that enalapril has a role in reducing anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in these patients. Some background Anthracyclines are a class of chemotherapy drugs that can be used for...

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The safety and effectiveness of bosutinib in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of bosutinib (Bosulif) in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Researchers found that bosutinib was effective in patients who have failed other similar drug treatments. Some background Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a cancer of the bone marrow. This can lead to abnormal...

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