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Diagnosed in 2003, Rich Beecher has been living with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) for 15 years. Rich describes his cancer journey – from “Why me?” to focusing on the positive things in his life, including immersing himself more in photography.
New therapies that are now available for people with this type of cancer have fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy and can improve survival and quality of life.
Cancer BiomarkersFDA Approvals, News & UpdatesLeukemiaNewsworthy
This is the first time the FDA has used minimal residual disease (MRD) as a biomarker to approve a specific treatment for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
In recent years, new treatments for acute myeloid leukemia have improved outcomes. In 2017, 2 new drugs were approved for patients with this type of blood cancer linked to a specific biomarker.
Quizartinib Significantly Improves Survival Over Chemotherapy in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory AML and FLT3-ITD Mutation
This is the first treatment that targets patients with AML and the FLT3-ITD mutation. In this clinical trial, patients who received quizartinib lived longer without disease progression than those receiving chemotherapy.
Shaun Willson’s story is one of daring independence and strength, as he championed through an acute myeloid leukemia diagnosis while also being the primary caregiver to his wife, Deborah, during her battle with metastatic cancer.
Celebrating Progress and Sharing Hope: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Host Free Rocky Mountain Blood Cancer Conference for Blood Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will be hosting its 8th Annual Rocky Mountain Blood Cancer Conference on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center. LLS Blood Cancer Conferences are free education events for blood cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, family members and healthcare professionals.
A rundown of the 4 main types of leukemia: acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
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