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leukaemia

(esp US), leukemia
an acute or chronic disease characterized by a gross proliferation of leucocytes, which crowd into the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, etc., and suppress the blood-forming apparatus
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The study of acute leukaemia subtypes revealed that ALL - L2 was more common (77%) than L1 (24%).
Birmingham-based charity Cure Leukaemia launched the Cure Leukaemia for Kids campaign to mark its tenth anniversary.
A team of experts at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, based at Newcastle University, have made the huge leap in improving treatment for the most common adult leukaemia in the UK, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).
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Bioenvision is also developing Evoltra(R) for the treatment of other haematological malignancies including for use as first line therapy of adult acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
While existing treatment strategies for adult acute leukaemia may yield satisfactory remission- induction rates, a major clinical concern is the high rate of disease relapse despite attempts to optimize post-remission consolidation therapy.
Nasdaq:BIVN) today announced that the Scientific Program Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has selected Bioenvision's Evoltra(TM) (clofarabine) adult acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) data for oral presentation at its 2006 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Burnett and Varsha Ghandhi, world-renowned leukaemia experts, presented data from clofarabine's ongoing clinical development program at the 6th International Symposium and Expert Workshops on Leukemia and Lymphoma in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 17-19, 2005.