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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With a share of over 49%, the Americas dominated the acute lymphocytic leukemia market, with the US being the major revenue contributor.
Coverage of the Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
The report reviews pipeline therapeutics for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
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.
The sixth patient was a child with acute lymphocytic leukemia who was ineligible (MMWR 48[18]:379-81, 1999).
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By immediately making him undergo a bone marrow test after doctors diagnosed him to be suffering from acute lymphocytic leukemia, the parents of nineyearold Adrian Pol Abamo, residents of Tandang Sora, Quezon City, may have saved his life.
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.
HOUSTON -- Several new approaches to treating acute lymphocytic leukemia in high-risk adolescent patients are providing leads about how to improve survival by tailoring intensive therapy to children of different ages, Dr.
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.
The incidence of acute lymphocytic leukemia is higher in children from 0 to 14 years than the people aged above 14.

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