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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Pemphigus patients may be more likely to develop chronic leukemia, multiple myeloma, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, based on the findings of a retrospective study conducted at the Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.
While working in Mlang in 2010, he was diagnosed with chronic leukemia.
Spectrum of acute and chronic leukemia at a tertiary care hospital, Haryana, India.
The company can new market the ClearLLab Reagents (T1, T2, B1, B2, M) test for use with flow cytometry to aid in the detection of several leukemias and lymphomas, including chronic leukemia, acute leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN).
There are two main variations of leukemia: acute leukemia and chronic leukemia.
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.
Whereas in Chronic Leukemia most of cases had platelet above 1lakh/cu mm.
For acute leukemia, immature cells called blasts crowd out normal cells, whereas with chronic leukemia the cells appear to be mature but are ineffective in fighting infection.
The results for age and type of leukemia were expected and were consistent with SEER data for the US, where increased survival is also observed among younger patients and those with one or more types of chronic leukemia (12, 13, 14).
Pattern of chronic leukemia at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore.
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.