All Posts: leukemia
Research conducted at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Washington DC VA Medical Center on a database of veterans exposed to Agent Orange found an association for an increased risk of developing myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), which are acquired stem cell disorders that can lead to overproduction of mature blood cells complicated by an increased risk of blood clots in arteries and veins.
Category: News Release
Geoff Grubbs realized the benefits of seeking out medical oncologist Bruce Cheson, MD, head of hematology and director of hematology research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, to treat his chronic lymphocytic leukemia when he developed an extremely rare complication from the disease.
Category: Lombardi Stories