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End of life and acute leukaemia

Around 4000 people are diagnosed with acute leukaemia annually in the UK, 3200 with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and 800 with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). Survival figures for both AML and ALL vary greatly with age: in the over-65s, only 15% with ALL and 5% with AML live for more than 5 years after diagnosis. …

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Minimal/Measurable Residual Disease

Conventional methods of detecting disease remission in cancers such as leukaemia rely on microscopic analysis of tissue samples. Measurable (or minimal) residual disease describes the presence of disease beyond the levels of sensitivity afforded by microscopy. This course describes what is meant by measurable residual disease, the opportunities and challenges afforded by its identification and …

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CAR-T

Our immune system has vital roles in supporting and protecting against cancer development. In a highly complex network of interacting cells, immune cells both promote cancer cell growth and survival and selectively kill malignant cells. It is this killing ability that cancer cells must escape from in order to survive and flourish.  Research into the …

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CNS Nurse Academy

[uo_expiration_in] Welcome to the Leukaemia Care online nurse e-learning. We’re delighted that you’ve chosen to complete our online training programme. This advanced level is aimed at nurses who are working at, or are aspiring to work at CNS level. It may also be useful to junior doctors. The content was devised by the team at Leukaemia …

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