- New research indicates that not having enough vitamin C in your body may contribute to leukemia risk.
- The FDA voted to recommend a gene-editing treatment for the most common form of childhood leukemia.
- Actor Adam West died from a short battle with leukemia. He was 88.
- Research shows that long-term health problems in survivors of childhood cancers are steadily decreasing over time.
- Stem cells have the power to become any type of cell in the body, and as a result, are at the forefront of many medical innovations ranging from leukemia treatment to diabetes therapies.
- Comedian Charlie Murphy passed away Wednesday morning after battling leukemia. His death was unexpected as he was currently undergoing treatment and his health was improving.
- A mother in England claims to have cured her son's leukemia by secretly buying and giving him illegal marijuana. She now hopes to spread awareness of the potential of using weed as a cancer treatment.
- A raw image of a 10-year-old leukemia patient has recent gone viral, showing the heartbreaking reality that is childhood cancer.
- Researchers in London have identified genes associated with an increased risk of developing chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of leukemia.
- Two babies in London were cured of their leukemia by using genetically modified T Cells harvested from donor blood.
- Poison isn’t good for your health unless prescribed by a doctor.
- Many diseases and health conditions make it easier to bleed and bruise, which can sometimes be life-threatening if they're not addressed.
Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells called "blasts". Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphocytes, a type of cell that forms part of the immune system. Typically, lymphomas present as a solid tumor of lymphoid cells.