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It's Normal Aging - Not Cancer
Our cells are constantly changing, just like we are. These include mutations that occur over a lifetime, all of which are part of normal aging. Add in a few more mutations, though, and you've got cancer.
Leukemia and Workplace Chemicals
Benzene is a chemical that's used in a number of industrial processes. People who are exposed to this chemical in the workplace may have increased cancer risks.
With CML, Third Time Can Be a Charm
The course of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has changed substantially thanks to the use of a class of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). How these drugs are being used is changing too.
New Path to Fight Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Leukemia is a disease of the blood cells. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is seen as an explosion of cancer cells in the bone marrow.
Cancer's Musical Chairs
A lot of medical research may not prove beneficial to patients right away, but all research advances the disease knowledge base. Such is the case with a new study relating to multiple myeloma , a rare blood cancer.
Metabolic Links to Leukemia
The link between cancer and the body's metabolism is a scientific focus that is bearing more fruit. An " oncometabolite " is cancer-causing metabolite that's involved in the development and progression of cancer.
Hitting Blood Cancer Early for Remission
Multiple myeloma is a cancer similar to leukemia, where immune system cells in the blood begin to multiply out of control.
With a Little Help From My Friends
Things always go a little easier when you've got a friend by your side. As it turns out, that's true on a cellular level as well.
Sprycel Picks Up the Pieces
With all the differences that can occur on a molecular level between one person and another, it shouldn't be surprising that a medication may not work as well for everyone. 
Screenwriter Nora Ephron Passed Away
Screenwriter and filmmaker, Nora Ephron , has died after battling leukemia. She was 71.