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Cancer articles on blood and bone marrow diseases. This may include: Anemia, Lymph or Lympho or Lymphatic, White Blood Cells, Leukocytes, Neoplastic, Myelogenous, Hodgkin's Disease, Bone Marrow Disorder, and other related medical terminology.
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How to Identify the Most Obvious Signs of Leukemia in Children

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 Stephanie Cutter (September 12, 2011)  The majority of the signs of leukemia in children are caused by the lack of normal blood cells. This is because the cells that are creating blood in the bone marrow are overcrowded by the cancerous cells. The leukemia cells could spread in other parts of the body as well and they could cause other symptoms. Nonetheless the majority of the symptoms aren't caused by leukemia itself. .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Understand Multiple Myeloma and Leukemia Treatment Options

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 Brad Roberts (July 12, 2011)  Should you be told you have multiple myeloma, you may be perplexed as to what it actually is or what type of therapy that you may have to undergo. Multiple myeloma is also known as plasma cell myeloma or more commonly known as Kahler's disease. This illness is a cancer of the plasma cells of the body. Plasma cells are types of white blood cells that are responsible for producing .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Treat Leukemia At the Nebraska Medical Center

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 Brad Roberts (June 03, 2011)  There are many symptoms of leukemia which you may notice after being diagnosed. Even so, many people are not sure if they should be worried if they notice new symptoms. It's generally recommended you call your leukemia doctor when you notice things like frequent fevers, night sweats, as well as being tired for no reason and they continue in excess of 14 days. Other issues you might .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Dairy products and the pH miracle diet

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 Douglas Fanning (April 28, 2010)  The pH miracle diet attempts to control many different conditions in the body, including obesity, through the omission of acidifying foods and behaviors. One of the most surprising inclusions on the list, at least to Westerners, is milk. Dairy products, although a mainstay of the Western diet, are not included in the diets of most of the populations around the world. So what does the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Umbilical Cord Blood to Extract Stem Cells

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 Wayne Channon (January 14, 2009)  It is postulated that volume reduction of umbilical cord blood units in albumin or dextran before infusion into patients results in improved cell viability. In order to get the best stem cells possible, it is best to take them in the umbilical cord blood. They can then be stored in a cord blood bank or stem cell bank for the best cord blood collection. This is based on an in vitro .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Living With Cancer? The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is Improving Lives and Giving Hope

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 Jada Brooks (January 09, 2009)  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) strongly supports finding a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, while improving the lives of those living with cancer. As a cancer survivor, I know firsthand how difficult living with cancer can be. I have personally benefited from the many patient services the LLS offers, such as, support groups, financial support, .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

MDS Leukemia - Living With the Disease

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 David Austin (January 08, 2009)  MDS (or Myelodysplastic Syndromes) generally refer to a group of blood cancers. Other types of MDS are non-progressive and may have no definite effect on the patient's health. While other sub-types are slow-progressive and may be related to leukemia, which will definitely have serious effects on one's health and life expectancy. Myleodysplastic syndromes typically affect the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Oprah's Acai Berry For Cancer - Top Health & Natural Benefits to Help Leukemia & Other Ailments

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 Faviano Torres (January 05, 2009)  There is no known cure for cancer yet but in efforts to find a cure, a hope for one was found. In a recent study conducted by the researchers of University of Florida, it was discovered that 86% of the laboratory-cultured cancer cells self-destructed when administered with acai berry extracts. This is among the first studies which aimed to analyze the fruit's potency in countering the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

A Personal Account of Stem Cell Donation

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 Suzanne Kay (December 17, 2008)  We hear a lot these days about stem cell research, but many of us are unaware of what exactly stem cells are and what can be done with them. There are several types of stem cells including adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells. Adult stem cells reside throughout the human body within tissue, blood and organs; they are plentiful and readily available. Adult stem cells refers to the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

My Experience With Hairy Cell Leukemia

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 James Mckay (December 05, 2008)  Being told I had leukemia was a shock and I don't mind admitting I burst into tears in the Consultants Office. For me and my family, the most important thing was to get the treatment needed to fight this cancer of the blood. I hadn't been well for about eighteen months before the diagnosis, I felt very tired and unfit. During a lovely holiday in Bermuda, I started to feel as though I .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Lymphoma - Is it a Cancer of the Lymph Nodes?

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 Kimberly Shannon (December 02, 2008)  Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. The lymph nodes are found in various places around the body. There are multiple areas of the lymphatic system that can become cancerous. The area of the lymphatic system that is primarily affected will determine to a great extent, both the treatment and survival rate are determined by where in the body the cancerous cells are located and if .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

What is MDS?

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 David Austin (November 24, 2008)  A lot of people are somewhat familiar with different types of cancer like leukemia or MDS; however very few truly know what the causes for these illnesses are, or what treatment options are available. It is therefore very beneficial to have a clear-cut view of what myleodysplastic syndromes really are, before asking further questions regarding the subject. MDS are a combined .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Myelodysplastia Syndrome Exposed

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 David Austin (November 24, 2008)  Previously known as pre-leukemia, myelodyslastia syndrome is a haematological condition that is made up of the inefficient red blood cell production and a host of other health complications. A lot of people are unfamiliar with myelodysplastia syndrome's details, although most know about leukemia, which is commonly the end-result of MDS. MDS is an affliction of the bone marrow stem .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Pre-Leukemia - New Discoveries in the Treatment of Pre-Leukemia

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 David Austin (November 24, 2008)  Recent studies show that a mild form of chemotherapy with the use of decitabine, administered over a longer period of time, can have significantly advantageous results for patients diagnosed with pre-leukemia. More widely known as Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), pre-leukemia was recognized as a certified form of cancer just recently. The American Cancer Society's journal published this . (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

MDS Treatment Options

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 David Austin (November 24, 2008)  MDS or myelodysplastic syndromes are a grouping of cancer afflictions that target the white & red blood cells as well as the bone marrow. MDS can develop into leukemia if not diagnosed or controlled early enough. There are types of MDS that are easy to manage and mild, while others can be life-threatening. Experts in the field are trying their best in finding a cure for MDS; .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Acute Lymphocyctic Leukemia

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 David Austin (November 20, 2008)  Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood cancer, causes damage and possible death by crowding the normal blood cells in the bone marrow and will eventually spread to other organs. ALL is commonly found in children but also found in adults and if left untreated can be fatal. The risk of getting ALL goes up in people age 45 and will go up again as you grow older. There are over .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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 David Austin (November 20, 2008)  Acute myelogenous leukemia is the most common leukemia and is a fast growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Blood cells in the body are made up of platelets known as white and red blood cells. Those who have AML don't have enough white or red blood cells and instead posses abnormal cells that grow quickly as the illness progresses. AML is not genetic nor is it infectious however .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Cord Blood Stem Cells Save Life of Leukemia Patient

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 Don Margolis (November 19, 2008)  Most people familiar with Leukemia know that a bone marrow transplant is the final option to cure the Leukemia. A Leukemia patient must find a matching donor so their body does not reject the stem cells taken from the bone marrow of the donor. Usually the matching donor is of the same race or descent as the patient. A German usually matches with perhaps an American of German descent. Or . (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

What is Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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 David Austin (November 18, 2008)  Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer that may be caused by long term or intense exposure to benzene. This group of cancers is fairly rare and is derived from lymphocytes, which are a type of white blood cell. The many subtypes of this cancer are mostly categorized by their aggressiveness and speed of progress. The not so aggressive (slow-growing) form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma will .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Truth About Neck Pain And Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Since last 25 years, it has been discovered that non-Hodgkin lymphoma has tremendously increased as lymphatic system cancer. Non-Hodgkin lymphomaa is not single disease, it is a group of similar cancers that hinders the immune system and affects lymphatic system of the body. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is mainly divided in two groups, namely, T-cell lymphomas and B-cell lymphoma. Some people .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Healing Beets and Leukemia

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 Rachel Madorsky (November 05, 2008)  One of my co-workers was diagnosed seven years ago with leukemia. His prognosis was not very good; he was told he had about 6-12 months to live. His physicians informed him of the importance of chemotherapy treatment, which he refused to their surprise. The patient decided to seek alternative methods of treatment. He researched the effects of diet comprised of raw fruits and .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Leukemia - What Are the Causes, Symptoms and Treatments?

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 Dick Aronson (October 29, 2008)  Leukemia is cancer of your body's blood-forming tissues, including your bone marrow and lymphatic system. The 3 main forms of the disease are; 1. Acute Leukemia which is a malignant proliferation of white blood cell blasts in bone marrow or lymph tissue. 2. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia also known as granulocytic leukemia. 3. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia which is common in the elderly .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Background of Leukemia

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 Jennifer Marsh (October 22, 2008)  Cancer hits many families and many people at all ages of life.  It is a devastating diagnosis for the patient and friends and family.  Leukemia is a form of cancer where immune cells proliferate without normal regression after disease has been terminated.  It is named for the “milky" coloration of blood from the high count of white blood cells.  Leukemia often hits children .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Cancer in Your Family - How to Talk to a Family Member Who Has Been Diagnosed With Leukemia

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 Connie Ragen Green (October 17, 2008)  Having cancer is a life changing event that is extremely difficult to overcome. When one of your children is diagnosed with cancer, it can almost kill you to know that there is not much you can do. I am a cancer survivor, and I know that is was very hard for my family to see how sick I was. Now my stepdaughter has been diagnosed with leukemia, and it was like being kicked in the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Blood Cancer - Acute Leukemia - Type of Blood Cancer

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 Thomas Steve Johnson (October 10, 2008)  Blood has several components like-red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma -and the cells of the blood are produced at the bone marrow. When the cells of the blood grow abnormally, it is called blood cancer or leukaemia. The whole system of production of blood cells is a controlled activity and when cancer occurs in the bone marrow, it affects the process of regulation .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Leukemia - A Form of Cancer

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 Brenda Williams (October 06, 2008)  Leukemia is a form of cancer that develops in the bone marrow of human beings. Leukemia is usually caused by an uncontrolled production of blood cells. Those blood cells that produce at astronomical rates are the white blood cells. There are two forms of leukemia; acute leukemia and chronic leukemia. Acute leukemia makes the bone marrow extremely crowded and prevents the bone marrow .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Understanding Acute Leukemia Cancer Symptoms

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 Shane Hester (October 03, 2008)  It's unfortunate that we should have to worry about acute leukemia symptoms. After all, at some points in our history, it always looks like a disease is getting better. In this case, it is Leukemia - and many doctors say that it is something that drugs will help. However, there are still more than 30,000 Americans a year who are diagnosed with this disease. Many are diagnosed with the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Five Ways You Can Help Leukemia Charities and Other Cancer Related Organizations Fight Cancer

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 Britt M Estep (September 18, 2008)  When it comes to helping others affected by leukemia, you can do many things that don't involve donating money from your own pocket. Let's face it, some of us just don't have much money to donate. But don't let that deter you from helping when you desire to do so. Here are a few ideas you can use to help leukemia charities and touch those who are affected by the disease. 1. Donate To .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Strategies to Counter Acute Leukemia

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 Trevor R. Price (September 16, 2008)  There are several common treatments for leukemia patients. Essentially, leukemia begins in the bone marrow where blood cells are made. Because of that, this cancer can spread quickly throughout the body, eventually affecting other organs like lymph nodes, the spinal cord, the brain or spleen. When leukemia is diagnosed as acute, that means the disease is spreading rapidly. To learn .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Interesting Facts About Acute Leukemia

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 Pauline Go (August 27, 2008)  Leukemia is also known as blood cancer. However, this term is a misnomer because rather than causing cancer in the blood, the cancer is caused in the bone marrow and it affects the white blood cells. These cells are responsible for fighting infections, bacteria and viruses that enter our body. Once the white blood cells are affected, our body gets weakened and is exposed to infections. . (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

How Safe is Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant?

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 Monica Kumar (August 21, 2008)  Cancer, which was supposed to be an incurable disease, can now be cured if detected at the right time. The rapid advancement in Science and Medicine has opened wide vistas before us for the treatment of life threatening diseases including AIDS, Neurotic diseases and Genetic disorders. In many cases your doctor might suggest a Stem Cell transplant or a Bone marrow transplant as the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Team in Training - What's it All About?

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 Rafael A. Marquez (August 07, 2008)  I skipped my workout yesterday, but I had a good excuse. Seriously, I did. I skipped my workout, because I went to a Team in Training information session. For those of you that don't know what that is, Team in Training is one of the largest training groups in the nation. They are dedicated to helping the Lymphoma and Leukemia society find a cure for blood cancers. Something that I did .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

What Are Leukemias?

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 Mehmet Hakan (August 05, 2008)  Leukemias are cancers of the blood and occur when there is an excess accumulation of abnormal (immature) blood cells (called blasts). Instead of maturing normally, large numbers of these blast cells turn into abnormal white blood cells. These abnormal cells cannot carry out the normal functions of white blood cells. They crowd the bone marrow and spill into the blood and may then spread . (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Structure and Function of Blood and Bone Marrow

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 Mehmet Hakan (August 05, 2008)  Your blood circulates throughout your whole body. It supplies food, oxygen, hormones and other chemicals to all the body's cells. It also helps to remove waste products and is important in fighting infection and in controlling bleeding. Blood consists of 60% plasma (fluid) and 40% blood cells. The three most important types of cells are red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

A Client, Not a Patient

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 Mike Hamel (July 30, 2008)  I won't be able to change the nomenclature of the medical profession but I refer to myself as a client, not a patient. By definition, a patient is “One who receives medical attention or treatment. " The archaic meaning was “One who suffers, " from the Latin verb meaning “to endure. " A client on the other hand is “The party for which professional services are .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Chronic Leukemia Surgery Manage it in India

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 Ravi Jeswani (July 18, 2008)  The availability of high quality resources and most experienced cancer surgeons in India makes chronic leukaemia surgery now possible in India at low risk and at very less cost. The cancer research centers in India are inventing various new surgical techniques for the treatment of cancer. New techniques invented by the cancer research center of India are according to the requirement of .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Prevent Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer

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 Sarfaraz Ali (June 29, 2008)  The leukemia lymphoma cancer at times also called as only leukemia can be categorized as disease that involves an unusual exercise and the massive build up in the number of the white blood cells in the blood or the bone marrow. It is mainly assorted in the critical or the chronic category. Some of the most popular initial symptoms include extensive damage to the bone marrow that is .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

What is Non Hodgkins Lymphoma?

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 Milos Pesic (June 23, 2008)  Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma is any one of several cancers of the immune system. There is no particular age at which non-Hodgkins lymphoma is most likely to occur. It can occur in people of all ages. The first symptoms are enlarged lymph nodes, elevated temperature, and sudden and unexplained weight loss. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma can generally be divided into two types: aggressive, which means .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

What is Leukemia?

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 Milos Pesic (June 23, 2008)  More and more research is being done now about leukemia and what we know about it. Scientists and researchers are learning more and more as they study its causes. They are also developing better and much more effective ways to treat it. Adults and children with leukemia can look forward to a better quality of life and less chance of dying from the disease because of all the research .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Leukemia

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 Vara S (September 04, 2007)  Leukemia popularly known as blood cancer originates in the bone marrow and the lymph system, the two bodies which make blood. In leukemia, these two bodies produce the abnormal and immature white blood cells, which are known as leucocytes. For some people, these two bodies produce many leucocytes which make blood to have a whitish tinge. Here the production of the normal cells and the .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Lymphoid Malignant Tumours - Discovered Of A New Therapeutic Strategy

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 Abu Murad (June 13, 2007)  The preclinic studies in a model in vivo show that the activation of the calcineurine is crucial for the maintenance of the tumoral activity several lymphomas and LAL. The cyclosporine and the FK506 cause the death of the tumoral cells indeed. A clinical trial should quickly begin at the Institute Curie to evaluate the potential of this new therapeutic strategy, and in particular of the . (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

Leukemia- A Battle Lost

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 Chris Teo, Ph.D. (June 10, 2007)  On 28 September 2006, I received an e-mail from a man seeking help for his wife. This is what he wrote: I write this e-mail to you in order to seek your suggestion regarding my wife’s illness. My wife had been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) type M5 in late December 2005. I brought her to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on 1 January 2006 for further management and .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)

How You Can Help Raise Money For The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Help Find A Cure

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 Vanessa Blais (June 08, 2007)  Raising Money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to fund research and find a cure is a worthy and meaningful effort. Over 785,000 Americans have blood cancers, but thanks toyour dedication and support, we can find a cure. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and .. (Leukemia Lymphoma Cancer)




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