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Published by W. B. Saunders in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Leukemia -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Antineoplastic agents.,
  • Leukemia -- Immunological aspects.,
  • Immunotherapy.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJoseph V. Simone, guest editor.
SeriesClinics in haematology ;, v. 7, no. 2
ContributionsSimone, Joseph V.
LC ClassificationsRC633.A1 C55 vol. 7, no. 2, RC643 C55 vol. 7, no. 2
The Physical Object
Paginationvii p., p. 225-427 :
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4478932M
LC Control Number79306942

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  Acute lymphoblastic leukemia [1] Peak incidence: 2–5 years; Most common malignant disease in children ∼ 80% of acute leukemias during childhood are lymphoblastic. ♂ > ♀ Acute myeloid leukemia [2] Peak incidence: 65 years; 80% of acute leukemias during adulthood are myelogenous. Epidemiological data refers to the US, unless otherwise. Acute leukemia or acute leukaemia is a family of serious medical conditions relating to an original diagnosis of most cases, these can be classified according to the lineage, myeloid or lymphoid, of the malignant cells that grow uncontrolled, but some are mixed and for those such an assignment is not possible. Forms of acute leukemia include.   Pui C-H, Crist WM: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, in Childhood Leukemia, edited by C-H Pui, p Cambridge University Press, New York, McKenna SM, Baehner RL: Diagnosis and treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, in Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood, 3rd ed, edited by PH Wiernik, GP Canellos, JP Dutcher, RA Kyle, p acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) (acute lymphocytic leukemia) acute leukemia of the lymphoblastic type, one of the two major categories of acute leukemia, primarily affecting young children. Symptoms include anemia, fatigue, weight loss, easy bruising, thrombocytopenia, granulocytopenia with bacterial infections, bone pain, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, and sometimes spread to the.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - A Reference Guide (BONUS DOWNLOADS) (The Hill Resource and Reference Guide Book 9) by Joseph Estenson. Kindle Edition $ $ 0. Free with Kindle Unlimited membership. Or $ to buy. Leukemia. (See K2.) A. Acute leukemia (including T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma). Consider under a disability until at least 24 months from the date of diagnosis or relapse, or at least 12 months from the date of bone marrow or stem cell transplantation, whichever is later. Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts (a type of white blood cell), red blood cells, or platelets. Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. This type of cancer usually gets worse quickly if . What Is Acute Myeloid Leukemia? Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of blood starts in your bone marrow, the soft inner parts of bones. AML usually begins in cells that turn into Author: Annie Stuart.

Leukemia causes, symptoms & treatment Roy M 1. Introduction Abnormal proliferation of blood cells in the bone marrow and blood forming organs lead to a malignant condition commonly referred to as leukemia, which may be classified based on the pace of progression. The beginning of leukemia may be sudden (acute) or slow and gradual (chronic).File Size: KB. Leukemia is the general term for some different types of blood cancer. There are four main types of leukemia called: Acute lymphoblastic (lymphocytic) leukemia (ALL) Acute myeloid (myelogenous) leukemia (AML) Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) Chronic myeloid (myelogenous) leukemia (CML). Acute or chronic: Based on the percentage of blasts or leukemia cells in bone marrow or blood Myeloid or lymphoid: Based on the predominant lineage of the malignant cells The four most common leukemias and their distinguishing features are summarized in the table Findings at . This book provides an overview of the key developments in both acute lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia with a comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, pathogenesis, etiology, clinical manifestations, classification, diagnosis, and staging as well as the most recent developments in the therapeutic landscape for acute leukemia.