chronic 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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A post-mortem carried out by Dr Michael Parsons revealed that Mr Beaumont had serious ailments including chronic leukaemia and ischemic heart disease.
A post mortem carried out by Dr Michael Parsons revealed that Mr Beaumont had a number of serious ailments including chronic leukaemia and ischemic heart disease.
Caparros, who has been diagnosed with chronic leukaemia, announced at the end of the season that he would be stepping down.
In Spain, Sevilla boss Joaquin Caparros revealed he is battling chronic leukaemia but insisted he will not leave the dugout.
The least observed cancer was chronic leukaemia with only 4(1.7%) patients (Table-2).
There are different types of leukaemia: acute leukaemia, which develops faster, and chronic leukaemia, which develops more slowly.
Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and secondary acute myeloid leukaemias: a report on behalf of the Chronic Leukaemia Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT).
Causes of Anaemia Group n Percentage Acute leukaemia 40 7.9 Chronic diseases 219 48.9 Chronic leukaemia and 49 9.7 Lymphoma Post haemorrhagic * 43 8.5 Nutritional anaemia 97 19.1 Other haematological 6 0.9 disorders ** Other diseases 50 5 Total 508 100 * chronic blood loss in GI bleed and malignancies ** MDS, Aplastic anaemia, Myeloma Table 2.
But the scoreline is insignificant when we find out that Rokum, 21, is suffering from chronic leukaemia - something the fans watching him from the stands outside have no idea about.
Pattern of chronic leukaemia at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore.
Results: In a total of 45 cases of leukaemia, acute leukemia was more prevalent than chronic leukaemia. The ratio of acute and chronic leukaemias was 4:1.
Now the company has joined forces with the Genome Institute of Singapore to work on the first test to directly treat chronic leukaemia and lung cancer for people in Asia.

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