Today, people with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) are leading pretty much normal lives. They can thank a variety of medications for being alive.
Stem cell transplants can – and do – save the lives of very sick kids. New research has discovered that the transplant is often just the start of hospital stays for these young patients.
Scientists have entered a brave new world when it comes to treating childhood leukemia. New therapies now being tested may completely change the way one type of blood cancer is treated in children.
Being tired after any type of cancer therapy is to be expected. Some survivors of childhood cancer, though, can still be battling fatigue many years later.
With some forms of cancer, race matters. New research may explain why Hispanic children are more prone to a type of blood cancer.