Leukemia

Is Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a Buy?

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals may appear like a bargain, but a deeper dive suggests otherwise.<p><b>Bellicum Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ:BLCM), a controllable …

Biotechnology

Frustrated investors want rare disease drugmaker Jazz to sell its blockbuster sleep business

A number of top ten shareholders at Jazz Pharmaceuticals are pushing management to consider making big changes, including a sale of its popular sleep drug business, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>The investors are frustrated that shares in Jazz, a $9 billion pharmaceutical company …

Biotechnology

3-year-old boy shaves head to support big sister's cancer battle

A pair of touching photos is making the rounds on social media after an Atlanta children’s hospital shared the moving story behind them. The photos feature 3-year-old Matthew smiling beside and hugging his older sister Charlotte, who is undergoing chemotherapy to treat leukemia.<p>The caption didn’t …

Cancer

BRIEF-Astellas Pharma Submits NDA For Approval Of Gilteritinib | Reuters

April 23 (Reuters) - Astellas Pharma Inc:<p>* ASTELLAS SUBMITS NEW DRUG APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVAL OF GILTERITINIB FOR THE TREATMENT OF FLT3MUT+ RELAPSED OR REFRACTORY ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA<p>* ASTELLAS PHARMA INC-SUBMITTED A NDA FOR APPROVAL OF GILTERITINIB IN SAME PATIENT POPULATION TO U.S. FOOD AND …

FDA

Pfizer's Mylotarg OK'd in Europe for certain type of AML

The European Commission approves Pfizer's (NYSE:PFE) MYLOTARG (gemtuzumab ozogamicin), in combination with chemo agents daunorubicin and cytarabine, …

Business

Whanganui Intermediate School pupils chop their locks for leukaemia

There were clippers, hair and tears at a Whanganui Intermediate School assembly last week.Students Charli Wood and Emma Collins joined forces to take …

New Zealand

Sarah Crowley Memorial Golf Outing Coming Up In Long Valley

The golf outing with benefit a childhood leukemia research group, in memory of 15-year-old Sarah Crowley, who died of the disease.<p>LONG VALLEY, NJ — …

Golf

Memphis forward announces cancer diagnosis on social media

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab announced Saturday that he has been diagnosed with cancer and has started treatment.<p>"I found out a few weeks ago that I had developed leukemia lymphoma (AML, ALL)," Azab wrote in a Twitter post Saturday morning. "I have since started treatment …

Social Media

Brian Boyle chosen as finalist for Masterton

Brian Boyle has been named as a finalist for the 2017-18 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.<p>The trophy is awarded "to the player who best exemplifies the …

Fantasy Sports

Patrice Bergeron will play in GM 5 on Sat

Patrice Bergeron will play in Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.<p>Bergeron missed Game 4 because of an upper-body issue, but he's good …

Ice Hockey

Redefining Prognosis for Hematologic Cancers in Older Adults by Age

April 20, 2018<p>Share this content:<p>Prognoses for older adults often group patients into all ages or 65 and older, which allows for a wide range of …

Cancer

Parents' heartbreaking family videos of boy who beat leukaemia only to be killed by speeding driver

Cheeky Steven Atkinson never gave up: he beat leukaemia and overcame everything doctors said he wouldn't.<p>But when he was 12, his life was tragically …

Crime

Boyle, Luongo, Staal are 2018 Masterton Trophy Finalists

Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes have been named finalists …

Ice Hockey

Memphis F Karim Sameh Azab Announces Leukemia Diagnosis

University of Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab announced Saturday he's started treatment after being diagnosed with leukemia lymphoma a few weeks ago.<p>Azab confirmed the news in a Twitter post:<p>Mark Giannotto of the <i>Commercial Appeal</i> provided statements from Tigers athletic director Tom Bowen and head …

Sports

Artist painting Wolves players ahead of Premier League promotion

An artist who painted one of her husband's favourite footballers has won thousands of new fans - after the image was posted on social media.<p>Louise Cobbold created a watercolour of Wolves midfield star Ruben Neves for her husband Chris and has now created a whole series of Molineux …

English Premier League

Blood Drive To Honor Memory Of Summit's 5-Year-Old Max Gottstein

Gottstein's​ family is asking the community to help honor Max's memory by lending an arm to help patients like him.<p>SUMMIT, NJ — The Red Cross will …

Cancer

Fantastic Wolves art auction is a must have for fans - and they will raise vital cash for Cure Leukaemia

Wolves fans have a chance to get their hands on a unique memento of the season - and raise funds for Cure Leukaemia in the process.<p>A series of signed …

Birmingham, UK

WVSU baseball player Justin Graham dies of leukemia

Even as he battled through leukemia, the smile and spirit remained strong in West Virginia State baseball player Justin Graham. He remained positive, …

Medicine

Tungsten in drinking water builds up in bones - Futurity

A cluster of childhood leukemia cases in Fallon, Nevada, put the spotlight on the assumed safety of tungsten. New research investigates.

Health

Discovery adds to evidence that some children are predisposed to develop leukemia

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered a fourth gene that can predispose carriers to the most common childhood cancer, …

Cancer

Tenth Annual Mandi Schwartz Drive Adds 464 More Potential Life Savers

<b>NEW HAVEN, Conn. –</b> With 51 life-saving marrow donations through its first nine years, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale had …

College Hockey

BIDMC-lead team develops new approach to study long non-coding RNAs

Novel technique marries CRISPR technology with big data mining to identify and assign function to non-coding RNAs<p>BOSTON - Until recently, scientific …

Genetics

FDA-Approved Human Drug Helps Pony with Leukemia

Bob may be small, but his big heart and gentle demeanor have secured this beloved pony’s place as part of his Pennsylvania farm family for more than …

Cancer

Dual inhibition of MDMX and MDM2 as a therapeutic strategy in leukemia

A new staple of leukemia treatment?<p>As suggested by their name, tumor suppressor genes prevent tumorigenesis, and their expression or activity is …

Neuroscience

Novel discoveries on aggressive NK-cell leukemia pave the way for new treatments

International research consortium led by researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, discovered new information related to a rare form of …

Cancer

Two immune checkpoint inhibitors efficiently block leukemia development in preclinical tests

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a hematological malignancy that originates in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and spreads to other organs …

Cancer

Magnetic fields possibly linked to childhood leukemia: Dutch health council

Children living in the vicinity of overhead power lines may have a greater chance of contracting leukemia, a report by the national health council …

Netherlands

VIDEO Remembering Maya Collins in Mason

Scott Springer with the parents of Maya Collins, who passed from complications related to leukemia in Oct. 2017. On April 17 the Mason girls lacrosse …

Lacrosse

This mum had two children with cancer

MOTHERS of twins expect to watch their children go through everything in life together.<p>But never did this Mackay mum think she'd be watching her twin …

Parenting

Remembering Bernie Margolis, NY State Librarian

New York State Librarian Bernard A. Margolis, known to all as Bernie, died on Saturday, April 14 at age 69 after an eight-year battle with acute …

Libraries