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1.

metaplastic cell transformation

In medicine, the change that a normal cell undergoes as it becomes malignant. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
266929
Concept ID:
C1510411
Pathologic Function
2.

Retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of inherited disorders in which abnormalities of the photoreceptors (rods and cones) or the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) of the retina lead to progressive visual loss. Affected individuals first experience defective dark adaptation or "night blindness," followed by constriction of peripheral visual fields and, eventually, loss of central vision late in the course of the disease. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
20551
Concept ID:
C0035334
Disease or Syndrome
3.

ABT-737

An orally bioavailable, selective small molecule B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) Homology 3 (BH3) mimetic, with potential pro-apoptotic and antineoplastic activities. ABT-737 binds to the hydrophobic groove of multiple members of the anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 protein family, including Bcl-2, Bcl-xl and Bcl-w. This inhibits the activity of these pro-survival proteins and restores apoptotic processes in tumor cells, via activation of Bak/Bax-mediated apoptosis. The pro-survival Bcl-2 proteins are overexpressed in many cancers and play important roles in the regulation of apoptosis. Their expression is associated with increased drug resistance and tumor cell survival. ABT-737 does not inhibit the pro-survival proteins Mcl-1, Bcl-B, Bfl-1 (A1); therefore, tumors that overexpress these Bcl-2 family proteins are resistant to ABT-737. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
295329
Concept ID:
C1570187
Pharmacologic Substance
4.

Up-Regulation (Physiology)

A positive regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. At the molecular level, the major regulatory sites include membrane receptors, genes (GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION), mRNAs (RNA, MESSENGER), and proteins. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
12003
Concept ID:
C0041904
Molecular Function
5.

Leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, however, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells. These cells crowd out the healthy blood cells, making it hard for blood to do its work. There are different types of leukemia, including: -Acute lymphocytic leukemia. -Acute myeloid leukemia. -Chronic lymphocytic leukemia. -Chronic myeloid leukemia. Leukemia can develop quickly or slowly. Chronic leukemia grows slowly. In acute leukemia, the cells are very abnormal and their number increases rapidly. Adults can get either type; childen with leukemia most often have an acute type.Some leukemias can often be cured. Other types are hard to cure, but you can often control them. Treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation and stem cell transplantation. Even if symptoms disappear, you might need therapy to prevent a relapse. NIH: National Cancer Institute.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
9725
Concept ID:
C0023418
Neoplastic Process
6.

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7.

Independent

MedGen UID:
721426
Concept ID:
C1299583
Finding
8.

Acute myeloid leukemia

A form of leukemia characterized by overproduction of an early myeloid cell. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
505691
Concept ID:
CN004254
Finding
9.

Leukemia

A cancer of the blood and bone marrow characterized by an abnormal proliferation of leukocytes. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
505002
Concept ID:
CN001727
Finding
10.

Spondylometaepiphyseal dysplasia short limb-hand type

MedGen UID:
338595
Concept ID:
C1849011
Disease or Syndrome
11.

Leukemogenesis

The causation (or induction), development, and progression of a leukaemic disease. (On-line Medical Dictionary) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
109335
Concept ID:
C0598766
Neoplastic Process
12.

Acute

Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
61381
Concept ID:
C0205178
13.

AML - Acute myeloid leukemia

Familial acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with mutated CEBPA is defined as AML in which a germline CEBPA mutation is present in a family in which multiple individuals have AML. In contrast, sporadic AML with mutated CEBPA is defined as AML in which a CEBPA mutation is identified in somatic (i.e., leukemic) cells but not in germline (i.e., non-leukemic) cells. Too few persons with familial AML with mutated CEBPA have been reported to be certain about the natural history of the disease. The age of onset of familial AML with mutated CEBPA appears to be earlier than sporadic AML; disease onset has been reported in persons as young as age four years and older than age 50 years. The prognosis of individuals with familial AML with mutated CEBPA appears to be favorable (~50%-65% overall survival) compared to the ~25%-40% overall survival of those who have normal karyotype AML but no germline CEPBA mutation. Individuals with familial AML with mutated CEBPA who have been cured of their initial disease may be at greater risk of developing additional malignant clones than persons with sporadic disease. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
9730
Concept ID:
C0023467
Neoplastic Process
14.

Myeloid leukemia

Form of leukemia characterized by an uncontrolled proliferation of the myeloid lineage and their precursors (MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS) in the bone marrow and other sites. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
7320
Concept ID:
C0023470
Neoplastic Process
15.

Inhibition

MedGen UID:
5809
Concept ID:
C0021469
Molecular Function
16.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Maturation

An acute myeloid leukemia (AML) characterized by blasts with evidence of maturation to more mature neutrophils. Patients often present with anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia. AML with the t(8;21) is usually AML with maturation. This type of AML frequently responds to aggressive therapy. (WHO, 2001) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
361829
Concept ID:
C1879321
Neoplastic Process
17.

Carcinogenesis

The origin, production or development of cancer through genotypic and phenotypic changes which upset the normal balance between cell proliferation and cell death. Carcinogenesis generally requires a constellation of steps, which may occur quickly or over a period of many years. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
154544
Concept ID:
C0596263
Neoplastic Process
18.

Condition, Preneoplastic

cellular state in which there is evidence of intracellular changes which could lead to a neoplastic condition. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
129147
Concept ID:
C0282313
Neoplastic Process
19.

Preleukemia

Your bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones. It contains immature cells, called stem cells. The stem cells can develop into the red blood cells that carry oxygen through your body, the white blood cells that fight infections, and the platelets that help with blood clotting. If you have a myelodysplastic syndrome, the stem cells do not mature into healthy blood cells. This leaves less room for healthy cells, which can lead to infection, anemia, or easy bleeding. Myelodysplastic syndromes often do not cause early symptoms and are sometimes found during a routine blood test. If you have symptoms, they may include: -Shortness of breath. -Weakness or feeling tired. -Skin that is paler than usual. -Easy bruising or bleeding. -Pinpoint spots under the skin caused by bleeding. -Fever or frequent infections. Myelodysplastic syndromes are rare. People at higher risk are over 60, have had chemotherapy or radiation therapy, or have been exposed to certain chemicals. Treatment options include transfusions, drug therapy, chemotherapy, and blood or bone marrow stem cell transplants. NIH National Cancer Institute.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
19454
Concept ID:
C0033027
Neoplastic Process
20.

Precancerous Condition

A pathological process with signs indicating it may become cancerous. Representative examples include leukoplakia, dysplastic nevus, actinic keratosis, xeroderma pigmentosum, and intraepithelial neoplasia. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
19442
Concept ID:
C0032927
Neoplastic Process

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