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Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

St. Jude’s research: Flu vaccine failed to protect young leukemia patients during cancer treatment

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Young leukemia patients who were vaccinated against influenza were just as likely as their unvaccinated peers to develop flu, suggesting that additional steps are necessary to protect high-risk individuals. These findings from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study appear October 16, 2017, in the Journal of Pediatrics. The retrospective study looked at rates of flu […] The post St. Jude’s research: Flu vaccine failed to protect young leukemia patients during cancer treatment appeared first on Outbreak News Today.

Powering up fat cells could help acute myeloid leukemia patients

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Killing cancer cells indirectly by powering up fat cells in the bone marrow could help acute myeloid leukemia patients, according to a new study from McMaster University.