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What is the description for acute leukemia?

Acute leukemia is a type of cancer, of the blood and bone marrow. If you would like to find out more about acute leukemia you can try the NHS website for useful advice on the basics, symptoms and treatment.

What is acute leukemia?

Acute means that it presented it self quickly. You didn't have any symptoms a months ago , but now you do would be an example of Acute.

What is acute lymphoblastic leukemia?

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is leukemia which affects the lymphocytes.

What is the difference between acute myeloid leukemia and acute monocytic leukemia?

Acute Monocytic Leukemia is a subtype of Acute myeloid leukemia. I think Acute Myeloid Leukemia has up to 8 sub types depending on which cells are affected.

How many different kinds of leukemia are there?

Chronic and Acute. Chronic worsens slowly, acute worsens quickly. Chronic leukemias are Chronic Lymphoblasitc Leukemia andChronic Myeloid Leukemia. Acute leukemias are Acute Lymphoblastice Leukemia and Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

What is AML leukemia?

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How many types of leukemia are there?

There are 4 types of leukemia, they are: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

What are the systoms of leukemia?

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What has the author Lalitha Nagarajan written?

Lalitha Nagarajan has written: 'Acute myelogenous leukemia' -- subject(s): Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute, Genetics, Acute myeloid leukemia, Therapy

What is the death rate of children dying from leukemia?

* Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL): 66.1 percent overall; 91.2 percent for children under 5 * Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL): 76.2 percent * Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML): 21.3 percent overall; 55.2 percent for children under 15 * Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML): 46.7 percent This is the survival rate.....NOT THE DEATH RATE.

What are the symptoms of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia?

Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL), develops rapidly, as the symptoms become apparent within just a day or week. Some of the symptoms, includes pale complexions, fatigue, constant infections, bruising and abnormal bleeding. The deficiency in healthy red blood cell and white blood cells causes the abnormal bleeding, which is critical.

What are some acute lymphocytic leukemia symptoms?

There are many symptoms and side effects of Lymphocytic Leukemia. Some being the sudden weight loss and loss of appetite. Or with the low blood count the person may get sick more often.

What are the symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia?

One will definitely know if they have acute lymphoblastic leukeimia; it is easily diagnosed by a doctor due to extreme fatigue, fever and generalised bodily pain.

What are the types of leukemia?

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What kind of cancer is acute myelogenous leukemia?

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Are nose bleeds associated with cancer?

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Which leukemia is the most common?

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What is the Icd 9 code for blood cancer?

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What are the symptoms of myeloid leukemia?

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