Test Shown to Reduce Early CLL Deaths

Very very interesting. I’ve not heard of this one before. There are many CLL focused drugs out there and historically, many patients have not responded to them; particularly after a relapse. Prior to the new B cell receptor pathway inhibitors, mutations like my 17p deletion has been especially hard to manage. It seems like advances are coming every few days; the future is bright. Here’s a snippet:

Drs. Weisenthal and Bosanquet state that the SignatuRx(TM) personalized chemotherapy test can be ordered by physicians for their chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients from virtually anywhere in the world. Blood samples are sent to Dr. Weisenthal and Bosanquet’s California-based laboratory by overnight courier where the cancer cells are tested for susceptibility to treatment with up to 30 different chemotherapy drugs and drug combinations. Test reports are available in 7 to 10 days

The full article is here: Test Shown to Reduce Early CLL Deaths

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