acute leukemia


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Noun1.acute leukemia - rapidly progressing leukemiaacute leukemia - rapidly 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
acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute 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 myelocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults
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The company added the stand-alone trial is designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of ivosidenib in Chinese patients with IDH1 mutant R/R AML the most common type of acute leukemia in adults and is characterised by rapid disease progression.
We chose 12 to 24 months prior to implementation for comparison because in the year immediately prior to implementation of PDAT with IR, we had initiated IR for acute leukemia and had started to direct clinician test ordering in an informal manner using email and phone calls.
For more than 20 years, the FAB classification for acute leukemia has been the major system of classification.
The Phase 2 clinical trial was evaluating VL-2397 as a potential first-line treatment for invasive aspergillosis in immunocompromised adults with acute leukemia or recipients of an allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant.
About seventy-five percent of all acute leukemia seen in the pediatric population are known as "ALL" or acute lymphocytic (or lymphoblastic) leukemia.
A 20-minute test confirmed he had acute leukemia and led to his admission at Kenyatta National Hospital.
Material and Methods: All peripheral blood and bone marrow samples to confirm the suspicion of acute leukemia with flow cytometric immunephenoltyping were included in the study.
Unmanipulated haploidentical-related donor (HRD) HCT has yielded encouraging outcomes in the treatment of hematologic malignancies, making it an alternative option for patients who do not have an HLA-matched sibling donor (MSD).[36],[37],[38],[39],[40] One study even reported that unmanipulated HRD-HCT from granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF)-mobilized bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) achieved a stronger graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) effect than MSD-HCT in patients with high-risk acute leukemia.[36] Moreover, PBSC transplantation is less invasive for the donor and easy to perform.
Out of these, 23 cases (58.97%) were of acute leukemia including both acute myeloid and acute lymphocytic leukemia; nine cases (23.07%) were of acute leukemia while eight cases (20.15%) of acute myeloid and 06 cases (15.38%) of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Vical plans to initiate a single Phase II trial for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis (IA) in acute leukemia patients and allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Acute leukemia in pregnancy with ovarian metastasis: A case report and review of the literature.

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