myeloid leukemia

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Noun1.myeloid leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people
chronic leukemia - slowly progressing leukemia
granulocytic leukemia, myelocytic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood
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BOSULIF (bosutinib) has been granted a positive opinion for the treatment of adults with newly diagnosed chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia (Ph+ CML).
Based on leukemia type the market is categorized into chronic leukemia, acute leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, chronic lymphatic leukemia, and acute lymphatic leukemia.
Philadelphia chromosome is found in most patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and sometimes also in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia.
The contract has been signed to accelerate development of a targeted immunotherapy for patients with acute myelogenous leukemia.
About 10% of patients have their MDS transform into acute myelogenous leukemia.
Current treatments for acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) have not proven very effective, particularly when patients are elderly or already infirm.
Bohyer's patient was an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed in 2003 with acute myelogenous leukemia and was treated with chemotherapy.
Since its introduction a few years ago, the cancer drug imatinib has given patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia an unprecedented chance at long-term survival.
NS-187, which is a molecular targeted agent in the preclinical stage, is intended for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
In adolescents, ALL is the most common form of leukemia, but by age 29, acute myelogenous leukemia predominates.
In an April 2001 report, the IOM said there was limited or suggestive" evidence that a parent's exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War may read to a child contracting acute myelogenous leukemia.