In a story May 20 about Pfizer Inc. halting a cancer drug study, The Associated Press erroneously reported the uses of two of the drugmaker's existing cancer medicines. Bosulif is approved for use in certain patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia and Inlyta is for advanced kidney cancer. Full story
(Reuters) - An experimental drug from Gilead Sciences Inc shrank tumors in half of leukemia patients whose cancer had returned, according to an early-stage trial that represents a new foray into oncology by the world's biggest seller of HIV medications. Full story
(Reuters) - An experimental leukemia treatment that Roche Holding AG hopes will improve upon its best-selling cancer drug Rituxan delayed disease progression twice as long as chemotherapy, according to preliminary trial data released on Wednesday. Full story
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments. Full story
Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities president, provides investment strategies that include a biotech company with a promising drug to fight a rare form of Leukemia.
Is it a real-life “Ocean’s Eleven”? Just like the movies, one casino has been hit by what appears to be a classic sting. A high-roller allegedly used the casino’s own security system to play the system and win some serious cash. NBC’s Annabel Roberts reports.
The nation is wondering whether or not star Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was involved in an elaborate hoax to fuel his own publicity. It was reported in September of 2012 that Teo's girlfriend died of Leukemia, right before a big game against Michigan. Te'o responded with a big win and 12 tackle
As authorities continue to look for Emily Bracamontes, 11, who is suffering from leukemia and was removed from Phoenix Children’s Hospital by her mother last Wednesday, her parents are saying they have no plans to bring her back and that she is “well.” NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.
Mykayla Comstock, a 7-year-old Oregon girl suffering from leukemia, is one of the state’s youngest marijuana patients, but her father has alerted welfare officials to the treatment, concerned about its effects. TODAY’s Professionals – Star Jones, Donny Deutsch, and Dr. Nancy Snyderman – discuss this
NEW YORK - CIRCA 1965: Doctors treating blues singer Etta James, who has battled with leukemia over the past year, have now described her condition as incurablePlease refer to the following profiles on Getty Images Archival for further imageryhttp://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?Eve
Overview Teams will be timed as they complete a 5k run with obstacles dispersed throughout the course. Teammates will need each other to complete some obstacles. All participants are invited to celebrate in a free post-race Hawaiian luau immediately following the race located near the fini
In this photo taken Saturday Aug. 27, 2011, leukemia patient Maria Jose Martinez, 14, looks at herself in the mirror as she sits with other young patients of La Mascota Children's Hospital as they prepare to celebrate their Quinceanera, or 15th birthday celebration, at a hotel in Managua, Nicaragua.