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Promising Study Outcomes for AML Patients
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A recent study conducted at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute reveals that there is a promising treatment for older patients suffering from acute myloid leukemia (AML). According to researchers, phase II of the study found that older patients treated with the drug decitabine had a higher than expected recovery […]

Napa Teen with Aplastic Anemia Responds to Treatment
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An 18-year-old boy living in Napa Valley, California, had extra reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. After a three month stay at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Grant Beltrami recently received news that he is finally responding to the treatment he’s being given for aplastic anemia. Stem cells have been donated to Beltrami as part of […]

Park Treatment Cancer Center Recognized
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Each year more people are diagnosed with leukemia and other forms of cancer; however, cancer treatments have also come a long way as more research and discoveries are made. Pills and various drugs have replaced bone marrow transplants for some patients and there are now genetic tests that can improve cancer care. The staff at […]

Blood Transfusion Could be Treatment for Aplastic Anemia
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The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute reports that between 500 and 1,000 people develop aplastic anemia each year. Although researchers are consistently studying and analyzing the causes behind the condition, an effective treatment has yet to be found for all cases of aplastic anemia. However, recent news claims that Kyle Miller, a seventh-grader in […]

Aplastic Anemia Foundation Backs New Treatment
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According to recent reports, the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation has awarded Vidaza a positive opinion for human use. The award was reportedly given to the European Committee for Medical Products for Human use (CHMP). The news is very pleasing and hopeful to patients who aren’t eligible to receive stem cell transplants to treat […]