Tag Archives: Leukemia

Gene-edited donor T-cells save baby with incurable leukemia

An experimental therapy made of genetically-modified donor T-cells cured a baby with incurable leukemia: Continue reading

Gilteritinib in Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. This type of cancer usually gets worse quickly if it is not treated. Continue reading

Selectively Targeting Metabolism in Mitochondria In Cancer Cells

An experimental drug, CPI-613, was shown to be safe and induce several responses in a Phase I study of patients with advanced refractory hematologic malignancies. The drug targets mitochondrial enzymes of cancer cells and is not harmful to normal cells at therapeutic doses. Continue reading