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News, interviews and discussion from the 19th European Haematology Association (EHA) Congress in Milan, Italy.

19th European Haematology Association (EHA) Congress ecancer

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News, interviews and discussion from the 19th European Haematology Association (EHA) Congress in Milan, Italy.

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    Eltrombopag helped reduce bleeding in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura

    Eltrombopag helped reduce bleeding in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura

    Dr Grainger talks to ecancertv at EHA 2014 about the use of eltrombopag in children to reduce bleeding and improve quality of life in immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Significant improvements were seen vis-à-vis placebo.

    • 8 min
    • video
    Genetically modified T cells fight haematological cancer

    Genetically modified T cells fight haematological cancer

    Dr Galetto talks to ecancertv at EHA 2014 about the genetic modification of T cells for fighting haematological cancers.

    • 6 min
    • video
    Novel Bcl-2 specific inhibitor updated results confirm substantial activity and durable responses in high-risk CLL

    Novel Bcl-2 specific inhibitor updated results confirm substantial activity and durable responses in high-risk CLL

    Dr Seymour talks to ecancertv at EHA 2014 about a new oral drug, ABT-199/GDC-0199, which was designed to exclusively mimic the binding of the “BH3” structural element of the BCL-2 protein in CLL, to restore the regulatory process that tells cancer cells to self-destruct.

    • 8 min
    • video
    Retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukaemia as alternative to chemotherapy

    Retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukaemia as alternative to chemotherapy

    Dr Mazzarella talks to ecancertv at EHA 2014 about the use of retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukaemia.

    • 8 min
    • video
    Philadelphia chromosome and the role it plays in chronic myeloid leukaemia

    Philadelphia chromosome and the role it plays in chronic myeloid leukaemia

    Prof Harrison talks to ecancertv at EHA 2014 about the Philadelphia chromosome and the role it plays in triggering chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

    • 6 min
    • video
    Comment: Advances in haematological cancer presented at EHA 2014

    Comment: Advances in haematological cancer presented at EHA 2014

    Prof Sonneveld provides ecancertv with an overview of the important issues being discussed at EHA 2014 in haematological cancer, with particular reference to novel agents such as the use of ibrutinib in CLL.

    • 3 min

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