FDA Approves Imbruvica (Ibrutinib) for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) to treat some people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Study Shows Experimental Drug Idelalisib Effective Against Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
A study of idelalisib finds that this experimental targeted therapy drug may effectively treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients without the need for chemotherapy.
Drug Shows Promise for Mantle Cell Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Ibrutinib, a new drug under development, is showing promise as a treatment for mantle cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), according to new studies.
Early Results of Gene Therapy Show Promise Against Leukemia
A form of gene therapy is showing promising results against a type of leukemia in a small new study, though it is still likely years away from being available as a standard treatment.
Experimental Technology Improves Cord Blood Transplants for Leukemia Patients
Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found a way to make umbilical cord blood transplants safer and more effective.