chronic leukemia

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Related to chronic leukemia: chronic lymphocytic leukemia
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Noun1.chronic leukemia - slowly progressing leukemia
cancer of the blood, leucaemia, leukaemia, leukemia - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
chronic lymphocytic leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by lymphoblast-like cells; more common in older men
chronic myelocytic leukemia, myeloid leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people
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Trends in Survival Rates after Allogeneic Stem-Cell Transplantation for Acute and Chronic Leukemia by Ethnicity in the United States and Canada .
CML takes up about 20% of leukaemia in China and 95% of chronic leukemia.
The successful conclusion of these studies will allow the adoption of this test as an important clinical tool," said Raoul Tibes, MD, PhD, Director of the Acute and Chronic Leukemia Program, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Scottsdale, who also added, "Obtaining this support from the NCI is a significant milestone in the process of bringing this technology to patients.
JMML is an aggressive, chronic leukemia that mainly affects children under the age of four, and strikes one or two per million children in the United States each year.
Elaine James told the Riverside Press-Enterprise that the singer's chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago.
Michallet M, Dreger P, Sutton L, Brand R, Richards S, van Os M, Sobh M, Choquet S, Corront B, Dearden C, Gratwohl A, Herr W, Catovsky D, Hallek M, de Witte T, Niederwieser D, Leporrier M, Milligan D; EBMT Chronic Leukemia Working Party.
Segal, age 65, of Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey died on Sunday, February 13th of complications of chronic leukemia.
The treatment is used to treat a number of conditions, including acute or chronic leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow), and a number of immune deficiency disorders.
It covers anemias, bone marrow failure syndromes, hemolytic anemias, disorders of platelets, acute and chronic leukemia, myelofibrosis, plasma cell dyscrasias, infections, and stem cell transplant.
PESHAWAR, June 16, 2010 (Frontier Star): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Social Welfare and women Development Sitara Ayaz has directed her department to work out the proposal presented by Novartis Pharmaceutical Company (NPC) to help the needy and chronic Leukemia patients by contributing in to the cost of their expensive medical treatment.
Doctors often find chronic leukemia during routine blood tests.
The rare type of chronic leukemia that lives in his bones means Tortorich may have to face the cancer again.