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Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute

Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute: Introduction

Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute: A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of a type of infection-fighting white blood cell called a monocyte. Acute leukemia involves a more rapid proliferation of cancer cells compared to chronic forms of leukemia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute is available below.

Symptoms of Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute

Treatments for Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute

  • Chemotherapy
  • Treatment dependant on patients age and condition at time of diagnosis as older patients and those in poor health may not tolerate chemotherapy well. Cytogenetics also dictate which type of treatment is best. Patients under 60 are generally offered intensive treatment. Patients older than sixty may be offered low intensity chemotherapy or supportive care which focuses on keeping the patient as comfortable as possible. Treatments include:
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Causes of Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute

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Clinical Trials for Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute

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  1. Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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