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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
2.

Acute myeloid leukemia

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

MedGen UID:
505691
Concept ID:
CN004254
Finding
3.

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
4.

pediatric acute myeloblastic leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia occuring in childhood. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
65075
Concept ID:
C0220621
Neoplastic Process
5.

Acute

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

MedGen UID:
61381
Concept ID:
C0205178
6.

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
7.

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
8.

Leustatin

MedGen UID:
196129
Concept ID:
C0701346
Pharmacologic Substance
9.

Cladribine

adenosine deaminase-resistant congener of deoxyadenosine with selective toxicity towards lymphocytes and monocytes; used as an immunosuppressive in treating certain leukemias, lymphomas, and autoimmune disorders. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
40064
Concept ID:
C0092801
Pharmacologic Substance
10.

2-Chloroadenosine

2-Chloroadenosine. A metabolically stable analog of adenosine which acts as an adenosine receptor agonist. The compound has a potent effect on the peripheral and central nervous system. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
1648
Concept ID:
C0000275
Pharmacologic Substance

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