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Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

Acute promylocytic leukemia is an acute leukemia affecting the white blood cell known as the myeloid cell. In the US acute promyelocytic leukemia is the type diagnosed in up to 15% of all adult leukemia’s, and is considered to be one of the “rare” cancers…

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Faconi anemia

Faconi anemia

Medical June 25, 2012

Faconi anemia is a member of the group of disorders known as inherited bone marrow failure syndromes (IBMFS’s). Faconi anemia is the most commonly diagnosed of these rare syndromes. It is an autosomal ‘recessive’ genetic disorder. This mean you need a mutated gene from each parent to have Fanconi anemia…

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Myelodysplastic syndromes

Myelodysplastic syndromes, more commonly refered to as MDS, are a group of disorders characterized by mal formed,and malfunctioning blood cells. Previously MDS was refered to a pre-leukemia because some people with MDS go on to develop acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)…

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Leukemia

Leukemia

Medical June 18, 2012

One of the most frequently asked questions peole have when diagnosed with cancer is how? What caused it? Unfortunately as yet no one has been able to determine the exact cause of any of the leukemias. However, researchers have determined that there are certain risk factors that can increase your chance of getting some form of leukemia…

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T-Cell therapy maybe treatment for leukemia

A groundbreaking new therapy for modify patients T-cells potent tumor killing agents have helped three leukemia sufferers to stay cancer free for a year…

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T-cells can fight leukemia

A new study has revealed that a new type of therapy can help modify patients T-cells into powerful tumor eliminating agents that can help leukemia sufferers stay cancer free for a year…

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