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    Rhabdomyosarcoma, also know as RMS, is a type of sarcoma in which cancer cells form a muscle tissue. There are three main types this disease has, Embryonal, Alveolar, and Anaplastic. There is also stage I, stage II, stage III, and stage IV. There are treatments for RMS but it's all depending on the area, type, and stage of the cancer, survival rates will also fall under that. As far as symptoms, it can be very difficult to find early stages, since RMS mostly diagnosed in children younger than 5…

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    Acute leukemia Did you know that there are “about 54,270 new cases of leukemia in the united states each year” according to (Nordquist). Only “about 24,450 people die from leukemia per year” according to (Nordquist). Leukemia is a blood marrow disease, there are certain symptoms for acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, treatment, and the stages. Acute myeloid leukemia, acute means that it spreads fast and myeloid is the types of cells it affects. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia,…

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    type of cancer known as leukemia. The condition is diagnosed by several tests that include blood tests which shows the levels of the white blood cells, red blood cells and the platelet count, and finally a bone marrow biopsy is done to confirm the diagnosis. This condition was once considered incurable, but now with the proper treatment, it is curable and many live a normal healthy life afterwards The condition aplastic anemia has similar symptoms to the type of cancer leukemia. Symptoms…

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    Leukemia is a cancer of white blood cells and the bone marrow. Leukemia can be classified as acute or chronic depending on the rate of growth. There are four types of leukemia: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), and Acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Treatment options are determined by the type of leukemia and the individual. Common treatment options include chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Immunotherapy, vaccine therapy,…

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    classification of leukemia is based on two factors. The first type of classification is by how fast the leukemia progresses. In acute leukemia, the abnormal blood cells are immature blood cells called blats. They can’t carry out their normal function and they multiply rapidly, worsening the disease quickly. Chronic leukemia involves mature blood cells. They replicate or accumulate more slowly and can function normally for a period of time. There are many types of chronic leukemias. Some produce…

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    On Christmas morning 2007, my Great-Grandpa Schaefer passed away from Leukemia. As each day passed from that Christmas, my interest in Leukemia has grown. I wonder what the causes and symptoms are for Leukemia and if there are any cures or different types of it. I also wonder what are the major effects of Leukemia. There are two different main types of Leukemia: Acute and Chronic. Acute Leukemia is a type of cancer that may affect red and white blood cells and these cells are more immature than…

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    deadly conundrums is Hairy Cell Leukemia, otherwise called HCL. Quickly, numerous individuals are determined to have Hairy-cell Leukemia and endure its toll. Lately, patients who have been determined to have Hairy cell leukemia have the capacity to carry on a more important and sound life through the medicines that are accessible. In 1958, cancer specialist Dr. Bertha Bouroncle was the first to distinguish a dangerous malady now known as bristly cell leukemia. Leukemia is a cancer of the…

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    What is cancer? Cancer is when humans cells start to grow rapidly and out of control. Leukemia is a type of cancer that’s starts to form early in blood-forming cells that are found in bone marrow, which are the soft inner part of certain bones. Childhood Leukemia is a very common disease found in children and adolescents. Toward the end of the `70s the break happened; the disclosure of new medications from the class of cytostatic and a reasonable concentrate on chemotherapy, as the main strategy…

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    one showed promise for CLL and scientists are working on testing it for ALL as well. It shows lots of promise for the future. Dawson (2012) found that “In primary human MLL-translocated leukemia cells, BET [bromodomain and extraterminal proteins] inhibition dramatically reduced the clonogenic capacity of the leukemia stem-cell compartment, suggesting that disease eradication may be possible” (pg 655). Bromodomain and extraterminal proteins are a family of proteins that influence gene…

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    Blood cancer is the number two largest killer in American’s, second to heart disease. Leukemia and Lymphoma are both blood cancers. Leukemia affects the bone marrow, and other body organs that produce blood. Lymphoma affects the lymph nodes, which carry nutrients between tissues and the blood stream. But, thanks to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society more people are getting medical attention, treatments, support, and the education they require to improve their health. After you learn about how this…

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