Leukaemia

Putting ‘Super’ in Natural Killer Cells

La Jolla, CA — Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and deleting a key gene, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have created natural killer cells — a...

Putting ‘Super’ in Natural Killer Cells

La Jolla, CA — Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and deleting a key gene, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have created natural killer cells — a...

What’s Old is New Again

Kansas City, MO — Drug resistance is a major obstacle in cancer treatment–leading to relapse for many patients. In a new study, published online April 20, 2020, in Nature Cell Biology, researchers...

Closer to Identifying Leukemic Stem Cells

Barcelona, Spain — Acute myeloid leukaemia is the most common type of leukaemia in adults. It is characterized by the pathological expansion of immature cells (myeloblasts) that invade the bone marrow...

New Hope for Treating Childhood Brain Cancer

New York, NY — There could be new treatments on the horizon for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, a devastating form of brain cancer that afflicts young children and is currently incurable....

Taming a Fatal Blood Cancer

Cincinnati, OH — When a dangerous defect on chromosome 11q23 disrupts the genetic programming of blood cells, it causes an aggressive and deadly blood cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

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