acute lymphocytic leukemia


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Noun1.acute lymphocytic leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and bloodacute lymphocytic leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children
acute leukemia - rapidly progressing leukemia
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Acute lymphocytic leukemia or acute lymphoblastic leukemia, is a malignancy of the blood cells that affects the lymphoblasts or leukemic blasts, which witnesses an uncontrolled cell division.
After her T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia was diagnosed when she was 17 months old, Olivia has weathered more than a year of treatment at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center with about 15 drugs and radiation to her brain and spine.
For example, HSCT remains an investigational treatment for adults with acute lymphocytic leukemia because large-scale trials to confirm its effectiveness have not been conducted.
2011) claimed to show evidence for associations between occupational benzene exposure and risks of multiple myeloma, acute lymphocytic leukemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers working with zebrafish have identified previously undiscovered high-risk genetic features in T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (T-ALL).
Patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) who achieved complete remission (CR) had significantly lower mean live cell count (70.
Since FLT3 is frequently expressed by acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) blasts, activating FLT3 mutations may as well occur in this disease (2).
Any breastfeeding for 6 months is associated with a 36% reduction in the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, a 19% reduction in the risk of childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia and related deaths, and a 15% reduction in the risk of acute myelogenous leukemia and related deaths.
Of special interest was the case of child actor Hailey Joy Kent, an 11-month-old girl from Simi Valley with acute lymphocytic leukemia who is scheduled to receive a blood-cell transplant at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles later this month.
A study at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology examined the records of 670 children treated for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) at the Children's Welfare Teaching Hospital in Baghdad from 1990-2002, when the United Nations sanctions were in place.
ORLANDO -- Allogeneic stem cell transplants provide the most potent antileukemic therapy for standard-risk patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia in their first complete remission, according to a study reported at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.

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