FDA Approves New Leukemia Treatment
The FDA has given some leukemia patients a new treatment option.
Why Childhood Cancer Survival Rates Have Increased
With increasing survival rates for many types of childhood cancers, some of these cancers are approaching cures. Several key events have made this possible.
Traffic May be Deadly, But Not the Way You’d Expect
Many people consider living near traffic to be dangerous for children, fearing accidents. New research suggests that traffic can be harmful to children for other reasons.
Rare Diseases You've Never Heard Of
In an effort to help raise awareness about rare diseases, here is an introduction to several rare conditions you might not know existed.
Celebrities Affected by Multiple Myeloma
Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that affects the body’s plasma cells, a type of blood cell that is responsible for making antibodies that help protect from sickness. Here’s a list of celebrities who’ve been affected by this form of cancer.
How Fast Food Leads to Health Problems
Did you hear that McDonald's is serving breakfast ALL DAY? While that may be fun and convenient, don't forget how fast food affects your health.
Turning Leukemia into a Highly Treatable Disease
Chemotherapy is a standard treatment for the most common form of leukemia — chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). A combination of pills may offer CLL patients new, better and gentler options.
Healthy Habits After You Hit 40
Most doctors will say that your 40's are an important time for preventing health problems. Here’s some tips that can help you stay healthy.
Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment May Boost Breast Cancer Risks
The vast majority of children who develop Hodgkin lymphoma beat the blood cancer after treatment, which includes powerful radiation. A new study looked at how that therapy affected young patients later in life.
Rx May Offer Hope for Some Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients
Most patients with a slow-growing form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma respond well to therapy at first. But the disease can return and become resistant to therapy. A new medication may change this pattern.