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University of Chicago Teams with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Drive Precision Cancer Care for Children

The age of precision medicine in cancer care for adults is rapidly approaching as it’s not uncommon now to select a treatment that’s actually tailored to each person’s unique tumor characteristics (biomarkers) as well as genetic changes in their specific cancer. For...

German Government Injects €2.45m to ‘Get to Root of Problem’ of Leukemia: Preliminary Stem Cell-based Research

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), has transferred €2.45m to a research collaborative known as LeukoSyStem to “get to the root of the problem” of leukemia. With an emphasis on stem cell research and “the starting point of leukemia,” the...

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Clinical Trial Results Reduce Rate of Relapse for Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital concluded the Total Therapy Study 16 evidencing the ability to successfully reduce the rate of central nervous system (CNS) relapse to 1.8% for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children. The Problem: ALL Relapse Despite...

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Secures Grants & Pursues T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey received over $2 million in grants recently to study potential treatment targets for a rare and aggressive blood cancer called T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL). The recent grant awards were reported by Rutgers Cancer...

Investigator Profile: Dr. Jennifer Woyach, Nationally-Recognized Expert on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Clinical Trials

OncLive interviews Jennifer A. Woyach, MD, on the current research and treatment spectrum for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Dr. Woyach, an investigator with The James Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a nationally recognized CLL expert and...

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