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Israeli breakthrough could help prevent leukemia spreading to the brain

The scientists discovered that a drug that thwarts the production of fatty acids can block the spread of leukemia without damaging the brain cells.

A tray containing cancer cells sits on an optical microscope in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL's School

Israel becomes first country to incorporate breakthrough leukemia therapy

The results from the study constitute a historical breakthrough after twenty years for the 160,000 patients across the world suffering from this common form of leukemia.

01/07/2020
Tel Aviv University researchers (from left): Dr. Yaron Carmi, Diana Rasuluniriana, Dr. Peleg Ride

Israeli blood cancer treatment could also kill solid tumors - new study

Lead researcher Dr. Yaron Carmi believes that the treatment will be available within two years for human trials and compassionate use.

Israeli-made innovative cancer treatment gets FDA stamp of approval

During pivotal trials that led to the drug's approval, approximately 40% of patients saw their tumors shrink in size.

05/09/2019
Cancer stem cells live under the microscope

TAU researchers develop method that could eliminate blood cancer

The significance of the findings is an important step towards eliminating cancer-causing cells and preventing recurrence in patients who have allegedly recovered.

Rambam

Rambam fast-tracks leukemia treatment

Acute leukemia is a malignant disease that develops very quickly. Without proper treatment, patients can reach a life-threatening condition within days of diagnosis.

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