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Drug Resistant Acute Myeloid Leukemia Meets Its Match
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Among the diseases that hematologist-oncologists regularly treat, acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) can be viewed as a qualified success. With appropriate (induction and consolidation) therapy, 40-50% of adults with this disease can achieve...
For Some Cancer Patients, A Bad Gene Can Be A Good Gene
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Ironically, many of the worst cancers prove to be the easiest to treat when new discoveries are made. Hairy cell leukemia, once...
Seventh Time’s the Charm-Unexpected Response in Relapsed Leukemia
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
For medical oncologists, the choice of chemotherapy drugs is one of statistical probability. For cancer patients, it is a...
Revolutionizing Treatment for Hairy Cell Leukemia Patients
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Hairy cell leukemia is a rare malignancy characterized by spleen enlargement and progressive anemia and thrombocytopenia (low...

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