Category Archives: Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

It is Better for Cancer Patients to Die at Home

Cancer patients who die at home do so more peacefully and their caregivers also end up doing better emotionally, reported in the September 13th issue in the Journal of Clinical Oncology¬† Wright’s team studied 342 terminal cancer patients and their … Continue reading

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Chinese Scientists Uncover How Arsenic Treats Blood Cancer

In China, arsenic has long served the dual role of intentional poison as well as traditional Chinese medicine.¬† In 1992, a group of Chinese doctors reported they have successfully used arsenic to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), with cure rates … Continue reading

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