Caring for a family member with leukemia can be overwhelming. Oncologist Hetty Carraway, MD, shares her seven best tips for caregivers.
Some types of cancer have similarities and this is especially true of leukemia and lymphoma. Both are forms of blood cancer and both involve white blood cells, but the problems that each disease can cause are very different.
If you are an older adult diagnosed with leukemia, you have treatment options — even at age 99. Learn more from a doctor who specializes in treating leukemia in older adults.
Gene therapy recently approved by the FDA for certain young leukemia patients is a first in the U.S. The treatment modifies a patient’s own immune cells to fight the leukemia.
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Could leukemia run in your family? Doctors can’t often pinpoint the causes, but they know of some factors that can increase your risk for the disease. Learn more.
Remember stem cell research? In the mid-2000s, it became one of the biggest hot-button topics in medical research. The debate has grown quieter since then. But don’t mistake silence for a lack of activity. Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Below are a few common myths about this … Read More
The following information is from Mikkael Sekeres, M.D., Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Leukemia Program and a co-chair of the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation’s medical advisory board: