Acute promyelocytic leukemia

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  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Research Papers

    hair and noticed numerous strands of her long sleek hair falling out. Her bald spots became visible and she eventually had to shave off all her hair. Poor young Estella was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Approximately 3,100 children and young adults are diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) every year. ALL is a type of blood cancer originating in the bone marrow where…

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  • Essay On Osteosarcoma

    When we hear the word cancer, our hearts automatically sink into our stomachs. Now, imagine you are just a child and your parents are told you have Osteosarcoma. This is a type of cancer that is most commonly found in those between the ages of 10 to 20 years old, and often found in the long bones of the body; thigh, shin, or humerus (“Types of Childhood Cancer” 2015). Keep in mind that the cancer can vary with each child. Osteosarcoma can be detected by a child being in severe pain and the…

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  • Leukemia Research Paper

    usually in a form of a tumor, but leukemia is involved with the blood. Cancer has a cure, but the government has it secretly hidden from the people in order for them to make money. There are many treatments for cancer that may last for years and even after it is cured there is more to it. Half million people die of cancer in the United States each year. Having cancer at a young age can ruin the brain and it would not be able to function like other normal people. Leukemia is a dangerous type of…

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  • Advantages Of Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

    1. What are the therapeutic advantages of an autologous stem cell transplant on Charlie’s bone marrow and immune system? - A majority of stem cells are in the bone marrow and some circulate to the blood system. The stem cells produce red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. When Charlie was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL), his stems cells no longer made normal blood cells. Autologous stem cell transplant can be used after high doses of chemotherapy. Chemotherapy kills…

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  • Passive Targeting

    The major problem associated with chemotherapeutic agents is their lack of specificity and selectivity. This is mainly due to the presence of very subtle metabolic differences between the tumor cells and the normal cells[51]. Hence, very large doses of chemotherapeutic drugs are required for successful chemotherapy. Furthermore, cancer chemotherapy leads to severe adverse effects, such as hair loss, damages to the liver, kidney, and bone marrow, as the normal cells are also exposed to these…

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  • Starvatio Starvation: The Influence Of Chemotherapy Cells

    INTRODUCTION: Cancer exists as a leading cause of death worldwide, treatments are available in a wide range but also side effects are harshly associated to it. Chemotherapy is most widely suited and recommended treatment of any cancer type. It is the conventional concept that chemotherapy drugs selectively killed damaged cells but novel generated facts explores that they also damages the normal cells also by the dependence of dosing. Hence, there exist fact to develop the approaches that…

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  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

    Each year, an estimated 13,500 children will be diagnosed with cancer (2); acute lymphocytic leukemia or acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common cancer among children. This blood cancer (ALL) was first discovered by Peter Cullen in 1811 and was given the name leukämie by in 1847 (3). Abnormal white blood cells (Early lymphocytic precursor cells) force out healthy, immune fighting white blood cells which may also effect red blood cells and platelets. Although preventative measures are not…

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  • Is Animal Testing Right Or Wrong

    anesthetics. Chris Abee, Director of UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center says, “There would be no cure for hepatitis B without chimpanzees.” Through testing many discoveries have also been made about treatment for breast cancer, brain injuries, childhood leukemia, cystic fibrosis, malaria, and tuberculosis. Because there is no adequate alternative to testing on a living, whole-body system, animals are just about the only things to use for research. Evaluating the side effects of drugs require a…

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  • The Harmful Effects Of Experimentation On Animals

    Animals have saved many lives throughout history. Why would we want to hurt these innocent creatures that help us everyday and bring joy to our lives. The researchers who subject poor and innocent animals to testing do not give them a choice. The researchers put animals through inhumane ways of product testing, while there are humane ways to put an end to this. Makeup companies keep experimenting on animals because it is a easier; it takes time to switch to more humane methods, plus animal…

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  • Animal Testing: Pros And Cons

    Every day animals all over the world are unwillingly and harshly treated as experimental objects, to be used for unnecessary scientific cosmetic testing. Across the country, about 26 million animals every year are used in and as experiments. They are used to figure out the toxicity of medications, discover and develop medical treatments, participate in food and chemical tests, and, most especially, make sure certain products for humans, such as cosmetics and other personal care products, are…

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