Tag Archive for: myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs)

While a majority of adults recognize leukemia as a blood cancer, a new survey by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) found that a low percentage of respondents associate the following diseases with a blood cancer: lymphoma (including Hodgkin’s lymphoma), myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).

With a $1.36 billion buyout, Merck is bolstering its oncology program with the acquisition of Biotech Bay-based Imago Biosciences, a company focused on chronic bone marrow cancers.