Recent News: Hematologic Malignancies

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In the Lab
An illustration of a samurai riding a horse along a strand of RNA. The samurai’s sword is changing the letter A to the letter I.
Novel Tool Enables Study of Rare Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells
MSK investigators have used a lab tool originally developed to study fly nerve cells to uncover new findings about acute myeloid leukemia.
Feature
Cancer biologist Scott Lowe at a white board
Researchers Find that Vitamin B6 Contributes to Survival of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
This research marks the first time researchers have found a connection between vitamin B6 and cancer.
In the News
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ASH 2019 Roundup: The Latest on CAR T, New Treatments for CLL, and Using Genes to Predict a Common Side Effect
Read highlights of research presented by MSK scientists at the annual ASH meeting.
In the Lab
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Researchers Identify a Bacterial Species That Could Protect against Hospital-Acquired Infections
MSK researchers are reporting that a bacterial species called Blautia producta appears to release a substance that kills harmful bacteria.
In the Lab
An illustration of a samurai and a crab.
Ro Versus Musashi: How One Molecule Can Turn Cancer Cells Back to Normal
Researchers identify a compound that appears to eliminate tumor cells in a dish and in mice.
In the Lab
An illustration shows Helios, the ancient Greek sun god, unwinding DNA
Something New Under the Sun: Study in Leukemia Finds Role for Helios Protein
MSK researchers have found that a protein that contributes to one type of leukemia when it’s missing can lead to the formation of a different leukemia type when it’s present.
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Leukemia cells
Findings from Two Patients Shed New Light on Drug Resistance in AML
A team at MSK has discovered a previously unknown type of resistance to a new leukemia drug.
In Brief
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Gut Microbes Help Feed a Regrowing Immune System after Bone Marrow Transplant
A study conducted in mice suggests the value of healthy gut flora in people receiving a bone marrow transplant.
In the Lab
Histology images of stem cells and AML cells
Step by Step: Stem Cell Approach Provides New Models for Studying How Acute Myeloid Leukemia Progresses
A new laboratory tool will allow researchers to study the progression from normal cells to myelodysplastic syndromes to an aggressive type of leukemia.
In the Lab
Physician-scientists Marcel van den Brink and Michel Sadelain
Study Suggests Ways to Make Bone Marrow Transplants Safer for People with Blood Cancers
A dangerous treatment side effect called graft-versus-host disease may be lessened with genetically engineered immune cells.