New “Achilles Heel” for Blood Cancers Identified
Ingo Ringshausen, The Conversation
Cancer of the immune system, called lymphoma or leukaemia, generally affects the entire body’s bone marrow and lymph nodes. Because these types of cancers are so widespread, surgery isn’t useful, so patients are usually treated with chemotherapy. Although these treatments have become significantly better in the past ten years, lymphoma and chronic leukaemia often come back months or years after treatment.
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January 15, 2020 at 11:59PM