Posts Tagged ‘acute lymphocytic leukemia’

Blocking Enzyme Could Help Childhood Leukemia

Recent reports claim that researchers may have found a simple enzyme that could treat childhood leukemia. The discovery was made by U.S. researchers and announced worldwide earlier this week. According to the researchers, the finding could also form the basis for a new class of cancer medications. The blocking enzyme reportedly could keep an abnormal…

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Leukemia Takes Larger Toll on Children

Even though a majority of children living with leukemia and other fatal forms of cancers are typically treated successfully these days, 30 to 40 percent are suffering long-term damage. According to the Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation, children who have successful gone through cancer treatments often suffer neurocognitive problems. Dr. Wendi Hirsch, the child psychologist at…

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