acute lymphoblastic leukemia


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Noun1.acute lymphoblastic leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and bloodacute lymphoblastic 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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Healthcare company Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) reported on Thursday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Strikingly, we found that in models of T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a regimen consisting of six cycles of one day of fasting followed by one day of feeding completely inhibited cancer development," Dr.
A long-term follow-up of the Group for Research on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Philadelphia- positive-2003 trial described the outcomes of 45 patients whose postremission therapy was partly decided by MRD results.
Outcome and prognostic factors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children at National Cancer Institute, Egypt.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL):> 20% of lymphoblast's in bone marrow [4].
The first study to demonstrate that obesity can directly accelerate the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been conducted at The Saban Research Institute of Children Hospital Los Angeles and will be published in Cancer Prevention Research.
Maternal dietary risk factors in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (United States).
In fact, a cord-blood transplant was done in 1970 in a 16-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and reported in the March 1972 Virginia Medical Monthly.
SAN DIEGO -- A single gene has been identified that predicts--almost by itself--which children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia will respond to standard chemotherapy, and which will have ALL that resists therapy, Dr.
Children whose mothers took folate supplements in combination with iron at any point during pregnancy have a lower incidence of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia, said Dr.

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