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Researchers take early step towards developing therapeutics for patients with blood cancer

The study found that for acute myeloid leukemia patients, there is a dopamine receptor pathway that becomes abnormally activated in the cancer stem cells

Published on 17th February 2021
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RIP Dr V Shanta: The life and times of Adyar Cancer Institute’s First Lady

Shanta has won some of the most prestigious awards in the country and the world for her work in the field of oncology —  the Magsaysay Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan

Published on 19th January 2021
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IU research findings could reduce treatment-related complication for blood cancer patients

Researchers found that using a drug approved for Type 2 diabetes reduces the risk of acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), one of the most serious complications of blood stem cell transplantation.

Published on 8th January 2021
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NASA's resupply mission honouring Kalpana Chawla on way to ISS

The International Space Station Experience (ISS Experience) is also creating an immersive virtual reality series documenting life and research aboard the space station

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan reaches out to leukemia-hit boy, asks district collector to arrange financial aid

Probably answering their prayers, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who saw a group of 30 youths holding a banner seeking help for their friend, stopped his convoy at Visakhapatnam airport

Published on 5th June 2019
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IIT Hyderabad Researchers find Antarctic fungi that could help in treating Leukemia

This work could lead to the development of chemotherapeutic treatment methods that have fewer side effects than the existing methods
 

Published on 19th February 2019
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How cancer pushed Aashim Joy to organise stem cell donor drives across India

Aashim Joy is in the remission stage of lymphoblastic leukemia. Right now, he is conducting drives asking people to be stem cell donors

Published on 24th November 2017
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Chennai sprinter Blumen Rajan is in a race against time to beat cancer. Are you the stem cell donor who can help out today?  

A graduate of Madras Christian College, Blumen was diagnosed with CML and urgently needs a stem cell transplant. This is his story. Details on how you can help are here below

Published on 16th August 2017

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