Essays Tagged: "Chronic myelogenous leukemia"

New Cancer Treatment Brings Hope in 2001

n as Gleevec (formerly St1- 571) for successfully treating cancer of the white blood cells known as chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and a rare form of cancer that affects the stomach and intestines ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays


types of leukemia, and each has a different treatment, and there symptoms are vary.The first one is Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). It's definition is a malignant cancer of the bone marrow that ca ... on, excessive sweating, swollen lymph nodes, night sweats, and low blood cell count.Another type is Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). It is a malignancy of the white blood cells known as lymphocytes ...

(7 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Leukemia 2 Leukemia In the last 40-50 years science has

or groups. The four are as follows: Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).Researchers continue to do this i ... dults and children. This type of leukemia is sometimes called acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL). Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) most often affects adults over the age of 55. It sometimes occurs ...

(4 pages) 1186 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


disease, doctors organized four types of Leukemia: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Erythroleukemia and Chronic Lymphocytic and Myelogenous Leukemias.Disease DescriptionThe term Leukemia is a broad term t ... ls, but also usually look different as well. The different types of Leukemia can either be acute or chronic. In acute Leukemia, the abnormal blood cells are blasts that remain very immature and cannot ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology