Rose became acquainted with Patient Worthy after her husband was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia four years ago. He was treated with a methylating agent While he was being treated with a hypomethylating agent, Rose researched investigational drugs being developed to treat relapsed/refractory AML.

    Light Therapy: A Safe, Effective, and Low-Cost Approach to Some Neurodegenerative Diseases

    In the last decade, scientists have made great strides in uncovering details of the underlying causes of neurodegenerative diseases. It is only a matter of time that treatment and prevention…

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    An Analysis: Reasons for Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Refusing Treatment and How to Improve the Ratio

    Cancer Research recently ran an article based on an original review published in the journal Oncology that explored reasons why small cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients have refused treatment. Although…

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    A Young Woman With Fibronectin Glomerulopathy Was Treated Successfully With Prednisone
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    A Young Woman With Fibronectin Glomerulopathy Was Treated Successfully With Prednisone

    It is now commonplace for patients to find that a drug such as prednisone, usually prescribed for relief of allergic and rheumatic symptoms, is also prescribed to treat leukemia. According…

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    Patients with Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases and KRAS Mutations Show Reduced Response Rates
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    Patients with Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases and KRAS Mutations Show Reduced Response Rates

      Researchers have been able to identify similarities in outcomes between colorectal liver metastases that cannot be completely removed by surgery (unresectable) and patients with the KRAS mutation. Surgical resection…

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    Studies Show That Sucrose May Be Partly Responsible for Chronic Liver Disease in Children

    According to a recent report in Medical Xpress, over twenty studies have indicated escalating events of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children worldwide. In the United States, NAFLD heads…

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    The FDA Approves An Expanded Chemotherapy Treatment For Acute Myeloid Leukemia to Include Children
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    The FDA Approves An Expanded Chemotherapy Treatment For Acute Myeloid Leukemia to Include Children

      Cancer Network recently reported that Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ Vyxeos was approved by the FDA to treat therapy-related pediatric patients one year or older who were newly diagnosed with acute myeloid…

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    Doctor Urges His Colleagues to Apply Lessons from COVID-19 to Rare Diseases
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    Doctor Urges His Colleagues to Apply Lessons from COVID-19 to Rare Diseases

      In a recent contribution to MSN, Dr. Christopher Austin, director of the NIH Advancing Translational Sciences, compared the medical community’s record-breaking approach to the COVID-19 pandemic with current efforts…

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