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Leukemia, Myeloid

Leukemia, Myeloid: Introduction

Leukemia, Myeloid: A form of blood cancer that causes a proliferation of the precursors or immature red blood cells, platelets and certain white blood cells such as granulocytes and monocytes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leukemia, Myeloid is available below.

Symptoms of Leukemia, Myeloid

Treatments for Leukemia, Myeloid

  • Chemotherapy
  • Haematopoietic stem cell transplant
  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Leukemia, Myeloid: Complications

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Causes of Leukemia, Myeloid

  • Myelodysplastic or myeloproliferative syndrome
  • Exposure to ionizing radiation
  • more causes...»

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Hospitals & Clinics: Leukemia, Myeloid

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Leukemia, Myeloid: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Leukemia, Myeloid

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Clinical Trials for Leukemia, Myeloid

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Leukemia, Myeloid is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Leukemia, Myeloid, or a subtype of Leukemia, Myeloid, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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