Leukemia Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/27/2002
Gleevec Holds Up in Long-Term Study

Leukemia patients continue to do well

2/1/2002
A New Cancer-Fighting Role for Gleevec

Government OKs anti-leukemia drug to fight abdominal cancer

12/11/2001
Cancer 'Wonder Drug' Still Shows Promise

But some patients become resistant to Gleevec

12/7/2001
Folic Acid May Cut Childhood Leukemia Risk

Australian study uncovers protective effect, but experts say they can't prove supplement is responsible

12/3/2001
Babies' Leukemia a Separate Disease

Genetic study points to need for new drugs for fatal infant cancer

11/14/2001
Mismatched Gene Pair May Lead to Cancer

One defective copy may permit certain cancers in mice, study finds

9/4/2001
Cancer Doesn't Seem to Run in Families

Siblings of kids with cancer face no higher risk

8/24/2001
Early Blood Signal May Predict Chemo Risk

'Microbe sensor' seems to prevent treatment-related immune trouble

8/13/2001
Thalidomide Shows Pre-Leukemia Promise

Controversial drug seems to calm out-of-control immune system, study shows

7/9/2001
Chernobyl Risk Reassessed

U.K. doctor says radiation caused rise in infant leukemia

6/13/2001
Throwaway Blood Helps Adults with Leukemia

Mismatched umbilical cord cells can rebuild marrow

5/10/2001
A 'Miracle' Drug for Leukemia

Gleevec kills the cancer cells and leaves normal cells alone

5/10/2001
FDA Approves Potent Leukemia Drug

Gleevec seen as major breakthrough against CML