A newer, less expensive nanotechnology may make it possible to more accurately diagnose children with acute leukemia in lower income countries, according to findings by Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH, and colleagues.
When a significant other is diagnosed with cancer, it can be just as hard on the loved one as it is on the patient. However, Stephen and Jackie Alston found themselves experiencing both roles when they were each diagnosed with cancer years apart.
Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH, and colleagues published findings from a study that found pairing venetoclax with low-dose navitoclax and chemotherapy had promising efficacy in patients with difficult to treat leukemia and lymphoma.
Duane McKay and his daughter, Maddilyn, had cancer at the same time. Both were treated at the N.C. Cancer Hospital and received bone marrow transplants, with support from their small town community throughout their journey.