leukemia Archive

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Can Assisted Reproduction Cause Leukemia?

A recent medical study from Norway has just linked increased risks in Leukemia and Lymphoma in children conceived through ART – Assisted Reproductive Technology. ART includes fertility medication, artificial insemination and in-vitro fertilization. The study gathered data from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, …
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Craig Sager’s Leukemia Battle

Craig Sager has been a fixture on NBA sidelines for more than 17 years. Nicknamed “America’s Sideline Reporter” and “Sagervision,” he has always been known for his utterly outlandish and often highly-questionable wardrobe choices: His zany suits have become a fun part …
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Curing A.L.L. with GSK-J4 (Not Chemo)

A compound called GSK-J4 can kill one of the most aggressive forms of A.L.L. (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) in both children and adults. Ottawa Hospital researchers at the University of Ottawa published their discoveries in Genes and Development on March 1, 2016. Dr. Marjorie …
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More than Hair

When I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, the consultant discussed in great detail the treatment I would be having and all the potential side effects. As with pretty much all cancers, copious amounts of chemotherapy would be the backbone of the treatment, …
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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

So a couple of months on from my last blog and I am continuing on my journey to beat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Unfortunately, I’ve gone up a stage which is making treatment more difficult but it’s a slow process that will take …