Monthly Archives: June 2013

New Drug May Be Best Treatment for Leukemia Yet

(TIME.com) — It’s called ibrutinib, and it’s a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy. In research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), scientists report that the experimental drug, which differs from broadly acting chemotherapy agents by specifically targeting certain cancer-causing processes, [...]
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Living Strong

Last night I had the honor of addressing a roomful of cancer survivors at our local LIVESTRONG YMCA.  I have been a member of this Y for about 20 years and a board member for another 6 or so. Given that I am also a leukemia survivor, I am always excited to meet, greet, and [...]
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