In the New Egypt Day that is May 16, the Mom’s Club of New Egypt will hold a stem cell bone marrow drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal building, in memory of Matthew Brand, a teen died from leukemia, whose last wishes was to organise a bone marrow drive to save patients suffering from deadly leukemia.
Led researcher Dr.Dan Kaufman, and his team at the University of Minnesota claimed that natural killer cells taken from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are more effective at killing tumors than cells taken from other sources like umbilical cord blood.
This is the story of a 75 years old Erica Henderson, a British grandmother, who creates medical history by donating stem cells as the oldest donor ever to save the life of her brother.
Researchers at Kimmel Cancer Center of Jefferson identified that leukemia drug imantinib (Gleevec) could be more lethal if combined with autophagy inhibitor chloroquine, it enhance the cell death effect in the in vitro treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and even kills the CML stem cells. This research was published in the April 13 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals announced on March 26th, 2009 through online publication in the journal Leukemia, about the ability of omacetaxine to kill leukemic stem cells in mouse models with drug-resistant chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
Binder Pal, 40 year old man from Phillaur and a 26 year old girl from Hoshiarpur would have died from killer lymphoblastic leukaemia and lymphoma respectedly, if they were not transplanted with stem cell .
Yes, the requirement is immediate. Thousands of Americans suffer from several killer diseases like blood cancer, lymphoma, myeloma, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia etc. To cure these diseases experts recommend bone marrow transplants which ensures almost 100% remedy. But due to lack of willing donors many patients lose their life.