hairy cell leukemia

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hairy cell leukemia

also hair·y-cell leukemia  (hâr′ē-sĕl′)
n.
A rare, chronic form of leukemia characterized by accumulation in the bone marrow, spleen, and liver of B cells that have numerous hairlike surface projections.
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It then gave a list of cancers for which there is "suggestive evidence of carcinogenic potential": ovarian cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, hairy-cell leukemia and thyroid cancer.
Hairy-cell leukemia and other chronic B-cell leukemias
Regents of the University of California, the Supreme Court of California ruled that Moore did not possess a property right in his blood and cells that were extracted first for therapeutic reasons to treat hairy-cell leukemia and then later for the undisclosed purpose of developing a commercial patent, and concluded that at best, Moore had a quasi-property interest in his cells.
They tell the story of John Moore, a Seattle businessman, who fell ill with hairy-cell leukemia and went to a specialist at the UCLA School of Medicine.
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