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FDA Committee Okays Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee unanimously recommended approval of a new “living drug” approach for children and young adults with a common type of leukemia. If approved by the FDA, this treatment will be the first gene thera...

Virus Tied to Leukemia Risk

Newborn babies born with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection have an increased risk for developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) later in life—a risk almost four times higher than babies born without CMV, according to a recent bone marrow study. Res...

Leukemia Can Be Mistaken for JRA

Childhood leukemia can sometimes be mistaken for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Muskuloskeletal pain is the first symptom of cancer as well as arthritis.
Lisa Emrich

Leukemia Drug May Stop Dementia Related Plaque Buildup

An existing drug already used to treat leukemia has shown promise as a treatment for neurological diseases such as Lewy body dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Researchers from Georgetown University successfully used small doses o...
Carol Bradley Bursack

Signs of Internal Organ Cancer On Your Skin

Hi everyone. Today I want to talk about growths on the skin that are not necessarily skin cancer, but are related to cancers on your internal organs. Many diseases, such as high cholesterol or diabetes, can have manifestations on the skin. Sometimes, ...
Kevin Berman, M.D.

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