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lymphoblast

[′lim·fə‚blast]
(histology)
Precursor of a lymphocyte.
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Professor Christine Harrison, who co-led the research team at Newcastle University, said: "Advances in treatment are improving patients' outcomes, but some acute lymphoblastic leukaemia patients require more intensive chemotherapy than other leukaemia patients.
Multiple studies have shown correlation between flow cytometric and molecular genetic studies of minimal residual disease in lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma, the latter predominantly by real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction detection of B- and T-cell gene rearrangements or recurrent genetic translocations.
Since the most probable diagnosis was lymphoblastic NHL, she received treatment according to NHL BFM-95 protocol--intermediate-risk arm of the first therapeutic group.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a neoplastic disorder that is rapidly fatal if untreated.
All can affect children at any age but acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is more common in children aged between one and four.
Maternal dietary risk factors in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (United States).
In fact, a cord-blood transplant was done in 1970 in a 16-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and reported in the March 1972 Virginia Medical Monthly.
The patient was diagnosed with advanced-stage (Murphy III), precursor B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukemia by World Health Organization classification.
Children whose mothers took folate supplements in combination with iron at any point during pregnancy have a lower incidence of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia, said Dr.
Ritalin (methyiphenidate) shows promise for treatment of attention problems in child survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia or malignant brain tumors, Dr.
Around 450 children in the UK are diagnosed with leukaemia each year, most with a form called acute lymphoblastic.