News tagged with acute myeloid leukemia

New evidence of stem cells' pivotal role in cancer shown

Leukemia patients whose cancers express higher levels of genes associated with cancer stem cells have a significantly poorer prognosis than patients with lower levels of the genes, say researchers at the Stanford University ...

Dec 21, 2010
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A miR boost enables acute leukemia cells to mature

A new study by Ohio State University cancer researchers shows that boosting the level of a molecule called miR-29b in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells can reverse gene changes that trap the cells in an immature, ...

Apr 03, 2009
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'Misreading' of histone code linked to human cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- The development of blood from stem cell to fully formed blood cell follows a genetically determined program. When it works properly, blood formation stops when it reaches maturity. But when it doesn’t, ...

Jun 01, 2009
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