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Two-time cancer survivor, up for major NASCAR award, embodies foundation's spirit - USA TODAY



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Two-time cancer survivor, up for major NASCAR award, embodies foundation's spirit 
USA TODAY
The first time she was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia came at age six ? 17 years before her second bout with cancer. "It was a heavy hit," Gonzalez Vido says. She had to put her last semester of college on hold as well as take a leave of ...

 


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards grant to Savoldo for immunotherapy research - EurekAlert (press release)



The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards grant to Savoldo for immunotherapy research 
EurekAlert (press release)
The grant will help fund clinical research into an investigational chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia that would include the built-in safety switch. The project was one of 17 immunotherapy projects that ...

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Tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - ModernMedicine



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Tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 
ModernMedicine
Tisagenlecleucel is a therapy that uses genetically modified T-cells from individual patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Quote The FDA granted regular approval to tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah, Novartis) for the treatment of ALL that is ...

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Boy going blind due to protruding eyes has chemotherapy after crowdfunding campaign - Metro



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Boy going blind due to protruding eyes has chemotherapy after crowdfunding campaign 
Metro
Doctors diagnosed him as suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) ? and he is currently at Artemis Health hospital, outside New Delhi, northern India, having chemotherapy treatment. Father Nerbanglal Kaipeng, 28, said: 'A lot of people have ...

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Stanford trial points to a new CAR-T drug, spotlighting a fresh target for next-gen cell therapies - Endpoints News



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Stanford trial points to a new CAR-T drug, spotlighting a fresh target for next-gen cell therapies 
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... Children's launched a combination CAR-T trial using a new cell therapy that could simultaneously attack CD19 and CD22, looking for a more potent and consistent strategy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia that could conceivably cut the relapse rate in ...
All Together Now GenomeWeb
US scientists find new possibility to cure leukemia Economic Times
Hope for leukemia: genetic modification Bend Bulletin

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'More grit than 10 men I know' ? Austin native's son, 9, being treated for rare form of cancer - Austin Herald



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'More grit than 10 men I know' ? Austin native's son, 9, being treated for rare form of cancer 
Austin Herald
It was as chilling a diagnosis as any parent could hear: Evan had biphenotypic leukemia, a rare form of cancer that is a combination of two different acute types of leukemia ? acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL ...

 


Clinical trial suggests new cell therapy for relapsed leukemia patients - Stanford Medical Center Report



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Clinical trial suggests new cell therapy for relapsed leukemia patients 
Stanford Medical Center Report
Instead of targeting a molecule called CD19 on the surface of the cancer cells, the new therapy targets a molecule called CD22.

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Phase 3 MURANO Study of Venetoclax Chosen as Late-Breaking Abstract at the 2017 American Society of ... - Markets Insider



Phase 3 MURANO Study of Venetoclax Chosen as Late-Breaking Abstract at the 2017 American Society of ... 
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These abstracts include data from investigational studies of the company's portfolio of medicines for investigational or new use in various blood cancers and diseases, including CLL, acute myeloid leukemia (AML), multiple myeloma (MM) and chronic ...

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Penn Med and CHOP Are Beating Cancer With Gene Therapy - NBC 10 Philadelphia



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Penn Med and CHOP Are Beating Cancer With Gene Therapy 
NBC 10 Philadelphia
Austin Schuetz was just 2 years old when doctors diagnosed him with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a rare and potentially fatal form of cancer. His parents were stunned. Schuetz was like any other little boy that age - active, healthy and showing ...

 


Double blessing: Newborn saves 2-year-old brother with bone marrow transplant - WFTV Orlando



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Double blessing: Newborn saves 2-year-old brother with bone marrow transplant 
WFTV Orlando
?Within hours we found that he had leukemia,? the child's father, John Gibbens, said. Grant was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, also known as child leukemia. It's a rare form of cancer with less than 150 cases reported a year nationwide.

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