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Young USC Trojan Fan With Leukemia Sadly Succumbs To His Illness - CBS Los Angeles



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Young USC Trojan Fan With Leukemia Sadly Succumbs To His Illness 
CBS Los Angeles
The game, a year in the making, was made possible when Taylor had his bone marrow transplant last fall and the Hammonds ran into USC's defense line coach Kenechi Udeze, himself a leukemia survivor. It was part of Taylor's ?life list? he and his family ...

 


For leukemia patients, transfusion needs may delay hospice care ... - EurekAlert (press release)



For leukemia patients, transfusion needs may delay hospice care ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers report that thousands of leukemia patients who received frequent transfusions had very short stays in hospice at the end of life, suggesting that transfusion dependence presents a barrier to making meaningful use of palliative care.
Transfusion Dependence in Some Leukemia Patients May Hinder ... Cancer Network

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosts party to let kids battling cancer focus on holiday fun - fox4kc.com



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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosts party to let kids battling cancer focus on holiday fun 
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Some very special kids enjoy a celebration of the Christmas season Saturday. Christmas music and popular movie characters greeted guests at the annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society holiday party. From tots to teens, more than 80 kids ...
10 New Job Postings Around Old Town Alexandria Patch.com

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$150 for a family with a baby fighting leukemia and for a selfless nursing assistant - Chicago Daily Herald



$150 for a family with a baby fighting leukemia and for a selfless nursing assistant 
Chicago Daily Herald
On Oct. 28, their 9-month-old son, Declan, was diagnosed with ALL -- acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- and has been in the hospital ever since receiving treatments and daily chemotherapy. He is expected to be in the hospital a few more weeks and then ...

 


Need for transfusions delays hospice care for patients with leukemia - Healio



Need for transfusions delays hospice care for patients with leukemia 
Healio
ATLANTA ? Although patients with leukemia dependent on transfusions appeared more likely to be referred to hospice care, median time on hospice was short, according to a population-based study presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. The ...

 


Police chief keeps smile on his face as he battles leukemia - WPXI Pittsburgh



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Police chief keeps smile on his face as he battles leukemia 
WPXI Pittsburgh
Ohioville police Chief Mark Smilek has always been a jokester, so it's not surprising to those who know him best that he's still laughing, even through the tough stuff. In the prime of this life, just 44 years old and newly married, doctors diagnosed ...

 


Nilotinib Dose, Frequency Reduction Maintains Efficacy in Chronic ... - Cancer Therapy Advisor



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Nilotinib Dose, Frequency Reduction Maintains Efficacy in Chronic ... 
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Researchers analyzed the outcomes of 67 patients with BCR-ABL1-positive CML in chronic phase who had an MMR on nilotinib twice daily.

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Book named after local 4-year-old battling leukemia - WBNG-TV



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Book named after local 4-year-old battling leukemia 
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JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- Cooper Busch has been battling acute myeloid leukemia since last year and on Sunday, him and his family received a glimmer of hope. A local artist, Russell Richardson, decided to create a book in Cooper's honor. It's called ...
Local Illustrator Creates Book to Help Boy Battling Cancer WICZ

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Study shows combining chemotherapy with targeted drug boosts response in chronic lymphocytic leukemia - EurekAlert (press release)



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Study shows combining chemotherapy with targeted drug boosts response in chronic lymphocytic leukemia 
EurekAlert (press release)
ATLANTA - Among younger patients newly diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), treatment with a combination of chemotherapy and a molecularly targeted drug significantly improves response over what is typically seen with chemotherapy alone ...
Study explores use of checkpoint inhibitors after relapse from donor stem cell transplant Medical Xpress
Dr. Davids on Checkpoint Blockade Inhibition in Hematologic Malignancies After Stem Cell Transplant OncLive

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(acalabrutinib) Shows Potential in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Trials - Business Wire (press release)



(acalabrutinib) Shows Potential in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Trials 
Business Wire (press release)
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca and Acerta Pharma, its hematology research and development center of excellence, today presented results from the Phase Ib/II ACE-CL-003 clinical trial (Abstract #432) and updated results from the Phase I ...

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