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If chronic myeloid leukemia is a chronic leukemia, why does it have immature cells? by pathologystudent Posted Wed 19 May 2010 5:31pm Q. If the chronic leukemias have lots of mature cells, and the acute leukemias have immature cells, then how come chronic myeloid leukemia has lots of immature cells? Seems like it belongs in the acute leukemia category! A. I think the best way to look at it is to oversimplify it a little, to get at the basics, and then put in a litt ... Read on »
Leukemia Explained by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 2 Comments ANNOUNCER: Leukemia, a cancer of white blood cells is diagnosed in about 29,000 adults and 2,000 children each year in the US. NEIL SHAH, MD: Leukemia is really defined as the overproduction of white blood cells; it's a blood disorder caused by, essentially, an abnormality in cells in the bone marrow. What makes it a cancer is that the cells hav ... Read on »
LEUKEMIA – CANCER OF THE WHITE BLOOD CELLS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Mon 22 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 22           Leukemia is a rather complex form of cancer.  The term refers to cancers of the white blood cells, which are also called leukocytes or WBCs.  The disorder actually starts in the tissue that forms the blood.  To understand the cancer disease more thoroughly, it he ... Read on »
Leukemia - Symptoms and Treatment options by matsalyhr Posted Sat 21 Apr 2012 12:00pm Youngsters have to bud strongly, as they are the future and lay strong path for nation. They are so keen to fulfill their vivacious aspirations and dreams that not even cancer can halt their trip destined to achieve their goals. Yes, Leukemia is a cancer that might target the youngsters but good understanding of it can help in overcoming. What ... Read on »
Are chronic myeloproliferative disorders really leukemias? by pathologystudent Posted Wed 12 May 2010 8:01am Q. I was wondering what the difference was between labeling something as a “leukemia” vs labeling it as a “chronic myeloproliferative disorder.” I understand that leukemias are neoplastic proliferations of hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow, but aren’t myeloproliferative disorders the same thing? In particular, what category wou ... Read on »
Living with Leukemia by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 5:08pm A friend of mine, happily a really good writer, is living with chronic leukemia. Today, it’s a treatable disease, but only for the rich or the poor. If you are poor and are on ACCCHS (Arizona’s Medicaid ) Gleevec, the miracle drug that has converted leukemia from a death sentence to a chronic condition, can be covered depending on who yo ... Read on »
Technique to Preserve Fertility in Young Women May Be Unsafe for Patients With Leukemia by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 12:51pm /PRNewswire/ -- Although the use of ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation has lead to 13 live births in women with lymphoma or solid tumors, this method of fertility preservation may be unsafe for patients with leukemia, according to a recent study published online in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology. The met ... Read on »
Natural Therapies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 8:34am As a lymphatic drainage therapist, I work with many cancer patients in varying phases of their cancer recovery. It seems like we've been seeing more Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) recently and I thought it would be a good idea to provide some recommendation for natural treatments and natural therapies for these individuals to consider in ... Read on »
A crash course in how to tell apart leukemia and lymphoma by pathologystudent Posted Wed 12 Jun 2013 2:16pm Q.  Can you please simplify for me how to pick if the case is leukemia or lymphoma ? A. Great question! The big difference between leukemias and lymphomas is that leukemias start in the bone marrow (and blood), whereas lymphomas start in lymph nodes (or lymphoid tissue). From there, each disease can spread to other parts of the body ... Read on »
Get better circulation with Jingui Huayu blood circulator Herbal formula by franklinb Posted Sat 19 Jun 2010 12:00am Blood Circulator from Balanceuticals This is a remarkable herbal formula which is from the Chinese, which promotes circulation throughout the entire body by opening up small veins and capillaries to increase blood flow.   I can imagine using this formula in conjunction with reflexology (hands and feet) to ... Read on »