New Type of Genetic Testing Aims To Benefit Children and Young Adults With Cancer
By sequencing the entire genome of a tumor, the experimental test will go beyond standard testing for common cancers in adults.
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New Research Shows AML Is Not One Disease, But 11 or More
Learn how researchers plan to use new genetic information about acute myeloid leukemia to tailor treatments.
Large International Study Pinpoints Impact of TP53 Gene Mutations on Blood Cancer Severity
Having two mutated copies of the TP53 gene — as opposed to a single mutated copy — is associated with worse outcomes in a blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome, according to a new study led by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Why Do Certain Chemotherapies Increase the Likelihood of Blood Cancer?
New research focuses on clonal hematopoiesis, an age-related blood condition that increases the risk of blood cancer.