hairy cell leukemia

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hairy cell leukemia

[¦her·ē ‚sel lü′kē·mē·ə]
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Carson's hard work paid off in a drug called cladribine, which offers people with hairy-cell leukemia the promise of a longer life.
Because the recommended dosage of alpha interferon for the treatment of KS is higher than that for hairy-cell leukemia, the cost of such treatment, available by prescription only in self-injecting form, will be considerably higher than before.
Roferon-A currently is available in the United States for the treatment of several types of cancer, including hairy-cell leukemia, AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, and pH-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia.
HTLV-2 has been linked to the T-cell variant of hairy-cell leukemia that also strikes adults.
Roferon-A is a biological response modifier available in the United States for several types of cancer, including hairy-cell leukemia, AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma and Philadelphia Chromosome Positive chronic myelogenous leukemia.