By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:16
Pharmacyclics' cancer drug, Imbruvica, improved survival rates for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia — so much that an independent committee ended the study early.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 13:10
Some experimental genetic therapies — precision medicines — are proving to be both effective and safe for the treatment of blood disorder patients.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 15:23
Women who have allergies, especially to allergens from plants, grass, and trees, could be at an increased risk for blood and bone marrow cancers.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:23
Religious parents who deny their children necessary care should be subject to investigation and negligence lawsuits, pediatricians argue in a policy statement.
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 10/25/2013 - 18:13
Alexia McArthur, 4-year-old girl, dies of leukemia just 11 days after her initial diagnosis.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 14:26
MD Anderson Cancer Center has teamed up with IBM’s Watson cognitive computer system to aid its efforts in eradicating leukemia.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 13:42
UNC women’s basketball coach, Sylvia Hatchell, temporarily steps down from her coaching duties to battle leukemia.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 11:41
IVF babies are a third more likely to develop childhood cancer.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 10/04/2013 - 10:07
Zach Dacy's leukemia diagnosis was not enough to stop him from sacking NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 11:29
Alex Lelenoa, a 7-year-old with leukemia, got to dress up like his favorite superhero and follow Batman around Anaheim while fighting crime.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 14:21
A recent British study finds that children living near nuclear power plants are not at an increased risk for cancer.
By John Ericson | Sun, 08/25/2013 - 19:27
A 10-year-old Amish girl suffers from a very treatable form of lymphoma, but without treatment, she will likely die within a year, hospital officials say.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 17:51
Sergio Branco's premium check was 26 cents short. As a result, his healthcare plan was terminated only months before a life-saving $500,000 bone marrow transplant.