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Makayla Maile

on 19 April 2010

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Transcript of Leukemia

Leukemia Classifications Acute Chronic Myelogenous Lymphocytic Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia Chronic Myelogenous leukemia Children/65+ Chemotherapy Radiation 85 Percent Children 50 Percent Adult Incurable 55+ 2/3 Cases men 5 year=75 Percent Makayla Maile Oncology/Hematology Diagnosis Physical exam Ct scan MRI Biopsy Blood Tests X-ray Ultrasound Spinal Tap Manily adults imatinib 5 year = 90 percent Adults > children men > women chemotherapy 5 year = 40 percent (Lymphoblastic lymphoma) survival Stem cell Transplantation Frassoni, F, Labopin, M, Gluckman, E, et al. Are patients with acute leukaemia, alive and well 2 years post bone marrow transplantation cured? A European survey. Acute Leukaemia Working Party of the European Group for Bone Marrow Transplantation (EBMT). Leukemia 1994; 8:924. Brincker, H, Christensen, BE. Long-term survival and late relapses in acute leukaemia in adults. Br J Haematol 1990; 74:156. Laport, GF, Larson, RA. Treatment of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Semin Oncol 1997; 24:70. Hoelzer, D. Gokbuget, N New approaches to acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults: Where do we go? Semin Oncol 2000; 27:540. Weisdorf, DJ, Woods, WG, Nesbit, ME Jr, et al. Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: Risk factors and clinical outcomes. Br J Haematol 1994; 86:62. "7+3" Regimen Induction therapy 3,830 annually 8,190 Annually 4,600 Annaully 11,920 Annually 30,800 Anual Cases 27,000 Adults 3,000 Kids .01 percent US population 30,799 Yearly
2,566 Monthly
592 Weekly
84 Daily
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Leukemia occurance http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/l/leukemia/prevalence.htm
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