acute lymphocytic leukemia


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acute lymphocytic leukemia

[ə′kyüt lim·fə′sid·ik lü′kē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A severe blood disorder in which abnormal leukocytes are identified as immature forms of lymphocytes. Also known as lymphoblastic leukemia.
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Geographical segmentation of the acute lymphocytic leukemia market: With a share of over 49%, the Americas dominated the industry, with US being the major revenue contributor.
3 percentage points higher for patients with acute myeloid leukemia compared to those with acute lymphocytic leukemia [p < .
However, the 71 patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia were significantly more likely to carry the common gene version than were 114 matched healthy people, says study coauthor Christine F.
A review of the Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Osteonecrosis, a disease caused by reduced blood flow to bones in the joints, is a significant side effect of chemotherapy in children with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), especially in patients aged 10 to 20 years.
All children over 10 years old with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) are considered high risk because they historically have had poorer survival rates than 1- to 9-year-olds with ALL.
This report studies the market from 2010 to 2020 covering eight major regimens and single drugs (off-patent and pipeline) for acute lymphocytic leukemia treatment.
This report studies the Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Therapeutics Market, with forecast to 2020.
In their study of the unusually high number of acute lymphocytic leukemia cases in Fallon, Nevada (where suspected exposures include agricultural, military, mining, and naturally occurring pollutants), the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) used the Second National Report to put their local data in context.
Researchers also studied the effect of Glivec on patients in blast crisis - 38 had myeloid blast crisis and 20 had acute lymphocytic leukemia or lymphoid blast crisis.
Children who ate ground meat at least once a week had twice the risk of suffering acute lymphocytic leukemia as those who ate none; the risk almost tripled for children eating two or more hamburgers weekly.
However, in 2020, the market is expected to be equally dominated by acute lymphocytic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia.

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