Leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells. These cells crowd out the healthy blood cells, making it hard for blood to do its work.There are different types of leukemia, includingAcute lymphocytic leukemiaAcute myeloid leukemiaChronic lymphocytic leukemiaChronic myeloid leukemiaLeukemia can develop quickly or slowly. Chronic leukemia grows slowly. In acute leukemia, the cells are very abnormal and their number increases rapidly. Adults can get either type; children with leukemia most often have an acute type. Some leukemias can often be cured. Other types are hard to cure, but you can often control them. Treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation and stem cell transplantation. Even if symptoms disappear, you might need therapy to prevent a relapse.NIH: National Cancer Institute

Disease Alternative Name

hairy cell leukemia
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Anemia in pregnancy

Gravida 2 abortion 1, 30 years of age at 23 weeks 3 days period of gestation with severe anemia of hb- 4 g/dl and platel...See More

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RAT for COVID was negative but CT image was suggestive of COVID infection. medical methods were used to terminate pregnancy because of intra uterine demise. and patient is planning to be started on chemotherapy after stabilisation. patient ...


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