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    Leukemia Leukemia is a dangerous cancer. The experts cannot find the cause for this deadly cancer. There are different types of leukemia. This paper will be discussing what leukemia is, the different types and what the symptoms of some of them are. Leukemia is known to be the cancer of the blood. It starts in the bone marrow. The bone marrow is where blood cells are made. Erythrocytes (red blood cells) carry oxygen to all parts of your body. Leukocytes (white blood cells) help the body fight…

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    diagnosed with malignancies each year, with leukemia being the most common (London et al., 2014). Leukemia is a cancer that affects the child’s body by increasing the number of atypical white blood cells (London et al., 2014). Leukemia is differentiated into different types based on the change that is has on the blood cells (London et al., 2014). These different types include acute myelogenous leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia, with acute lymphoblastic leukemia being the type most…

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    Elias Abejo Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Symptoms: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a fast-growing type of leukemia that rapidly creates not fully developed immature blood cells. There are three symptoms of acute myelogenous leukemia that require a medical diagnosis or determines that you have acute myelogenous leukemia. The first symptom that will occur in leukemia is fatigue, or extreme tiredness and lack of energy you will feel all the time. You will also have infections that will occur more…

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    a quintessential role in keeping all parts of the body moving. Diagnosing blood diseases is difficult due to the similar nature of many blood afflictions. However, Chronic granulocytic leukemia seems to be the blood disease most similar-to the slide B in the lab. This disease, also known as Chronic myeloid leukemia, is classified as a myeloproliferative disease in that it leads to the production of excess amounts elements found in bone marrow (Merriam-Webster). Diagnosis of this blood affliction…

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    people is Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Roughly 20,000 people each year are diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or AML ("How Many People”). One casualty of these disease is my grandma who passed away of AML in 2001. AML is a perfect example of how an abnormality in the DNA can have catastrophic results. Acute Myeloid Leukemia is a form of cancer in which bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts, red blood cells, and platelets. Myeloblasts are a type of white…

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    Leukemia is a cancer of the blood, the complex disease occurs when there is too many white blood cells present or cancer cells are in the bone marrow. Leukemia is a Greek word that is broken down into leuko which means white and haima meaning blood. Peter Cullen found incomprehensibly what was called “milky blood” early in 1811. In 1825, Alfred Velpeau discovered the symptoms of Leukemia and found pus in the blood of patients. During the 19th century, the disease was first named weisses blut…

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    Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is generally addressed by a chemotherapy regimen, however, this method of treatment is highly nonspecific and a relapse of the disease occurs in a majority of patients. Due to the nonspecific nature of the chemotherapy drug, it is hypothesized that chemotherapy temporarily solves the problem and fails to completely eliminate the the cancer stem cells, which harbor the potential for self-renewal and continuous proliferation. This has lead to the need for a better drug…

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    in the body and are classified according to the tissues they affect. Cancers of the blood-forming organs are known are Leukemias, or “blood cancers”. Leukemia is a cancer that begins in the blood-forming tissue and floods the bloodstream with abnormal white blood cells. Most commonly, Leukemia will begin in the bone marrow or lymphatic system, both blood-forming tissues. Leukemia will involve white blood cells, which are normally responsible for fighting off infection. However, the white blood…

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    Benzene and leukemia Melonie Brown Columbia Southern University Introduction Benzene is a hydrocarbon that is highly flammable. The hydrocarbon is used in many industrial processes. Statistics indicate that it is among the top 20 chemicals that are widely used in different industries across the world. The substance has wide application in oil and gas industry. As a matter of fact, it is used in making various types of lubricants. Benzene can be formed through natural processes such volcano…

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    Did you know that cervical cells go through 250 stages as they develop from healthy to cancerous cells, or that there are more than 200,000 cases of Parkinson’s disease per year? Elizabeth Stern discovered how many stages cells go through and James Parkinson is the man who discovered ‘shaking palsy’, which is now known as Parkinson’s disease. Elizabeth Stern and James Parkinson are similar in ways, but also very different form one another. Stern made a very huge impact of cancer research and…

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