Health News

Boosting Leukemia Survival
Umbilical cord blood transplants may lead to high survival in patients with leukemia who are at high risk for relapse post-transplant, a new study found.
A New Job for Opdivo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma.
Targeted Leukemia Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment to specifically target the B-cell lymphoma 2 (BCL-2) protein found in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
A New Formulation for Melphalan
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new formula of melphalan under the brand name Evomela to treat patients with multiple myeloma.
New Treatment Offers Hope for Multiple Myeloma
Multiple myeloma is a hard cancer to cure. But there may be some good news on that front.
Cancer Forecast: Leukemia on the Decline in 2016
According to new predictions, 2016 will be a good year for leukemia.
New Leukemia Rx Gets FDA Nod
Doctors may now have another tool in their arsenal for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
A New Treatment Option for Adult Leukemia
Patients may now have an alternative to chemotherapy as their first line of defense against chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
An Antibiotic Benefit for Childhood Leukemia
For kids with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), bacterial infections can cause dangerous complications. But a new treatment option may be able to help.
A Big Month for Multiple Myeloma
Before November, there were seven FDA-approved medications to treat multiple myeloma. Now that November is over, there are 10.