Cancer vs. Targeted Agents: A Molecular Arms Race

Reading time: 4 minutes Mia Hubert Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a slow-progressing disease resulting from an overproduction of blood cells originating from the bone marrow, known as myeloid cells. Before 2001, the standard of care included chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Unfortunately, chemotherapeutic approaches were non-curative and BMT entailed a high-risk procedure with... Continue Reading →

What is my disease condition?

Significance of Minimal Residual Disease Reading time: 3 minutes Aishwarya Subramanian Leukemia is a condition in which the number of white blood cells increase because of malfunctions in blood-forming tissues. White blood cells that provide immunity to the body and protect it from diseases undergo genetic alterations and mutations causing them to undergo rapid division.... Continue Reading →

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