Acute Leukemia

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News: Acute Leukemia

Wolfpack offensive coordinator Bible diagnosed with leukemia  -  23 Nov 2009
Seattle Post IntelligencerRaleigh, NC (Sports Network) - North Carolina State announced Monday that football offensive coordinator Dana Bible has been diagnosed with leukemia. ...

131I-Anti-CD45 Antibody, Fludara®, and Low-dose TBI Is an Effective Transplant ...  -  23 Nov 2009
Cancer ConsultantsPhase I study of (131)I-anti-CD45 antibody plus cyclophosphamide and total body irradiation for advanced acute leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome. Blood. ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gets leukemia: What you need to know  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Food ConsumerDrugs known as alkylating agents or topoisomerase inhibitors are linked with a small chance of later developing acute leukemia. Other less significant risk ...

Two Units Of Umbilical Cord Blood Reduce Risk Of Leukemia Recurrence  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)15, 2009) — A new study from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota shows that patients who have acute leukemia and are transplanted with two ...

Kim Eyes Rooting Out Leukemia  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Korea TimesAcute leukemia is caused by the rapid increase of immature blood cells, which makes the bone marrow unable to produce healthy blood cells. ...

EntreMed's ENMD-2076 Active in Solid and Hematological Cancers  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)ENMD-2076 alone was able to induce remission in an acute leukemia patient with a Flt-3 mutation. Additionally, some patients without this mutation achieved ...

Croatia: 3-year-old who had leukemia is country's 2nd swine flu death  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
The Canadian PressZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia's health minister says a 3-year-old girl who had acute leukemia caught swine flu and died. She is the country's second swine flu ...

The Real Victims of Stupak-Pitts  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
RH Reality Check (blog)Renee was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Her oncologist could not begin treatment. The chemotherapy Renee needed came with a risk of miscarriage that could ...

Research and Markets: Stakeholder Insight: Acute Leukemias - Reaching the ...  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
ReutersScope * Analysis of the AML and adult ALL market based on a survey of 180 acute leukemia specialists, supported by interviews with key opinion leaders. ...

Watch Congressman Sestak Call for Congress to Work until Healthcare is Done  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
NewsBlaze...there was a young boy, two and a half years old diagnosed with acute leukemia next to her, where we heard social workers argue for 6 hours whether that ...

Mommy chooses 'The Village' over daycare  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsOne week after returning to work following my maternity leave, my mother was diagnosed with acute leukemia and our lives were thrown upside down. ...

Two Genes Cooperate To Cause Aggressive Leukemia  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)The research group has now combined the two animal models and shown that a very aggressive form of acute leukemia develops in mice with mutations in both ...

JAMES "JIM" GERALD KRYSIAK  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Duluth News Tribune (registration)2, after a short but hard-fought battle with acute leukemia at St. Mary's Hospice in Duluth. Jim was born Sept. 14, 1930 in Duluth, son of Charles and Leona ...

Ukraine - President attends opening of bone marrow donors' selection lab at ...  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
ISRIAThe President stressed that capabilities of the lab would allow diagnosing many oncology illnesses, including acute leukemia, as well as identifying ...

Despite illness, grandmother offers special gift on special day  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsMy mother, Aline's grandmother, was diagnosed with acute leukemia almost three months ago. The initial prognosis was grim, to say the least. ...

Health Matters : What is Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura ?  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)It may be misinterpreted as acute leukemia or aplastic anemia. Adults usually develop chronic ITP. It occurs most commonly in males between the age Acute ...

Health care bill's end-of-life counseling has moral value  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Washington Post (blog)Diagnosed several years ago with acute leukemia, I readily signed my living will. I gladly initialed the clauses related to the withholding of nourishment ...

Tireless activist Gil Levene dies following brief illness  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
National Union of Public and General Employees16 after being stricken by acute leukemia. "Gil loved life. He fought long and hard to make the world a better place. He was a pioneer trade unionist and ...

TV tonight: Jane's in jail on tonight's 'Mentalist'  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Hub...the others were suspicious of Gretchen Rossi, a 30-year-old beauty engaged to a man who was 53, rich, five-times-divorced and facing acute leukemia. ...

A life lived fully and faithfully  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
The Salem NewsKenerson was diagnosed with acute leukemia on Oct. 9, but Ellen said he really fell ill the day Thelma died, May 30. He was admitted to Beverly Hospital on ...

Callisto Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and ...  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)The company is focused on the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of neuroendocrine cancer, acute leukemia and gastrointestinal disorders ...

Honda auto dealer Rapton, 81, dies  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Sacramento BeeDaughter Katina Rapton, general manager of Mel Rapton Honda in Sacramento, said her father was diagnosed with acute leukemia one month ago. ...

Mel Rapton, patriarch of auto-selling family, dies at 81  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Sacramento BeeDaughter Katina Rapton, general manager of Mel Rapton Honda, said her father was diagnosed with acute leukemia one month ago. She said he turned 81 in the ...

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Leukemia Cells Flash Fake Protein "ID" to Dupe the Immune System  -  07 Aug 2009
Scientific AmericanAcute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common type of acute leukemia in adults. The average age of sufferers is 67, according to the American Cancer

Kenechi Udeze retires from Minnesota Vikings after trying to come ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Pioneer PressUdeze was diagnosed with acute leukemia in February 2008, and received a bone-marrow transplant from Barnes that July. Although he missed the entire 2008

New leukemia treatment offers promise for blood disease  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
Private MDIn acute leukemia, the damaged cells cannot perform anything white blood cells normally do in the body and proliferate much more quickly, making the disease

Exercise Benefits Leukemia Patients  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)...assess the effects on an individualized exercise prescription in acute leukemia patients vs. a group of leukemia patients receiving the usual treatment.

Team Finds Few Abnormalities in AML Genomes  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
GenomeWeb Daily News...will not only improve our understanding of the molecular pathology of acute leukemia, but should also directly impact diagnosis and risk stratification,

COTI-2 Demonstrates Low in Vitro Toxicity in Normal Human White ...  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Market Wire (press release) (press release)...subjects was greater than 100 umol/L. - HL-60 human acute leukemia cells (cancerous WBCs) were greater than 500-fold more sensitive to death induction

Ellison Confronted at Town Hall  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎ (subscription)WOMAN: My dad has been diagnosed with an acute leukemia. He's got a 15% chance of survival, he spent a month-and-a-half inpatient at Mayo, and we might lose

Combination of Vidaza® and Entinostat Has Significant Activity in ...  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Cancer ConsultantsPhase I studies of entinostat by researchers from the University of Maryland showed that treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory acute leukemia

The Best Medicine: Indian Summer Camp offers a respite for kids ...  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Voice TribunePatrick McSweney was 5 when he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a cancer that attacks bone marrow before spreading to other organs.

British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release) (press release)AML is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells and the most common acute leukemia among adults. "I was shocked that I had leukemia," Ms. Scott said.

Stem Cell Transplants Effective for Breast Cancer Survivors with ...  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
Cancer ConsultantsStem cell transplantation is an effective treatment option for breast cancer survivors who develop acute leukemia or myelodysplasia following adjuvant

Stem Cell Transplants Effective for Secondary Leukemia in Breast ...  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Cancer ConsultantsAcute leukemia and myelodysplasia after adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: durable remissions after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Sentencing date set for Bentonville woman  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
Benton County Daily RecordCourt documents previously disclosed Cummings had been diagnosed with acute leukemia and is undergoing treatment, including radiation and chemotherapy.

Lemon-aid for one worthy volunteer  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
6abc.comFor 2 months, Finnimore has been in a hospital fighting for his life against acute leukemia. 9-year-old Taylor Trent's father works with Finnimore.

Permanent Hair Dyes Tied to Adult Leukemia Risk  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
Online - International News NetworkAcute leukemia is a quickly progressing form of leukemia in which immature, non-functioning blood cells accumulate and crowd out normal cells.

Discovery of new drug for acute childhood leukemia  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
HealthJockey.comA team of experts from the Tel Aviv University are believed to have discovered a new alternative to the use of chemotherapy in children with acute leukemia.

fit to head the NIH?  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesHe has also discovered the genes for other severe diseases: Huntington's chorea, neurofibromatosis, multiple endocrine neoplasia, adult acute leukemia and

For minorities, the wait for a bone marrow match can be long  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
CNN InternationalThat's because three weeks before her wedding, she learned she had a rare form of acute leukemia. "I just started crying and my fiancé came in and just

Golf lovers invited to play in Aces 4 Asher  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Edmond SunEDMOND — Diagnosed with cancer a little more than a year ago has slowed little Asher Edelen down, but it has not stopped his indomitable spirit.

Vietnamese doctor in dire need of more Asian bone marrow donors  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Northwest Asian WeeklyIn 2009, she was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a disease of bone marrow cell very similar to acute leukemia. “She was notified that she had

7-yr-old Soumya fights grim battle with cancer  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Express BuzzSALEPUR: Soumya Prakash Muduli, a slip of a boy at seven, loves to play like any of his friends. But the fate has destined otherwise.

GHS coach uses football to deal with tragedy  -  ‎Aug 1, 2009‎
Gainesville Daily RegisterLock's wife, Kiana, passed away on June 21 of acute leukemia after falling ill just a few days earlier. For Coach Lock and his three children Lauren,

Beyoncé is good for biz  -  ‎Jul 18, 2009‎
Minneapolis Star TribuneWishing Mpls.St.Paul editor Brian Anderson all the best as he takes on an acute leukemia diagnosis. "It's going to be a knock-down battle, but knowing my

Plea for transplant donor pays off  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
Hattiesburg AmericanI was so relieved to learn that Jasmina Anema received a bone marrow transplant in June after battling acute leukemia.

Norman W. Benjamin  -  ‎Jul 17, 2009‎
Great Falls TribuneIn April 2009, he was diagnosed with acute leukemia, and accepted that he was given a short time to live. He and his family counted it a blessing that he

William P.  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
Grand Forks HeraldBill died July 8, 2009 at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, ND after a difficult battle with acute leukemia with family at his side. He is survived by his mother,

Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. Updates Private Placement  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Business Exchange...small cell lung cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV integrase inhibitors, adult acute leukemia, colorectal cancer and alzheimer's disease. For.

'Universal' health care?  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
The North Bay NuggetMy wife has MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndromes), the results of chemotherapy for acute leukemia. Her bone marrow makes few white cells, but she has been

Dr Francis Collins, leader of genome project, to head NIH  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
GreenPacks...neurofibromatosis, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (a tumor of the parathyroid and pituitary glands), and the M4 type of adult acute leukemia.

WHO: Tanning Beds Can Cause Cancer  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
American ChroniclePhosphorous-32 and its decay products, causing acute leukemia in medical patients. -- Radioiodines, affecting the thyroids in children and adolescent

Donald Ray Mayo  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
St. Peter HeraldHe had been diagnosed with acute leukemia and was receiving treatments in Rochester when he suffered a stroke. He returned to his home and was surrounded by

Fight cancer all night long  -  ‎Jul 11, 2009‎
Pisgah Mountain NewsIn 1997, she was diagnosed with acute leukemia. She underwent a bone marrow transplant in 1998. “I think people have been touched with cancer in such a way

Minorities Seeking Bone Marrow Donors Can Face Long Odds  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
WJLAThree weeks before her wedding, she was diagnosed with acute leukemia. "I just started crying and my fiance came in and just hugged me," Bertholin recalled.

Background information on Acute Leukemia [When available]

Acute leukemia may refer to:
  • Acute myelogenous leukemia
  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • Blast crisis of chronic myelogenous leukemia

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