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  • Childhood
  • A treatment for a common childhood blood cancer could become the first gene therapy available in the U.S. A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted 10-0 on Wednesday in favor of the leukemia treatment developed by the University of Pennsylvania. (mcall.com)
  • Children with Down syndrome have an increased risk of leukemia with a ratio of ALL to AML typical for childhood acute leukemia, except during the first 3 years of life when AML (especially M7) predominates. (meds.com)
  • disease
  • [ 76 ] and GI involvement are often, but not always, associated with systemic disease and must be differentiated from immune deficiency, leukemia, and metastatic solid tumors. (medscape.com)
  • Malignancies: Hodgkin's disease and certain leukaemias, such as chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia (CMML) and monocytic leukemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Novel
  • citation needed] Mertelsmann's experimental, translational and clinical work has focused on understanding the pathogenesis and pathobiology of malignant diseases and, based on these insights, to develop novel strategies to treat cancer and leukemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prognostic
  • As a member of the clinical (Director Bayard Clarkson) and laboratory teams (Director Malcolm A.S. Moore), he carried out a systematic analysis of all patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treated at MSKCC, defining the prognostic and predictive parameters of cell cytology, cell growth in vitro and enzymatic markers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms
  • Therefore, common symptoms of acute monocytic leukemia are anemia and decreased resistance to infection. (wisegeek.com)
  • Symptoms of both types of AML-M5 leukemia include fatigue, abnormal bruising and bleeding, and increased risk of blood clots in the blood vessels and internal organs. (wisegeek.com)
  • Occasionally, a person may show no symptoms, and the leukemia may be discovered incidentally during a routine blood test. (wikipedia.org)
  • Case
  • In a case that could have far-reaching implications, parents of an elementary school student who has leukemia are suing a Schaumburg-based school district and the state of Illinois for the right for her to take medical marijuana at school. (mcall.com)
  • syndrome
  • 10 ] Interestingly, the majority of children with Down syndrome and AML can be cured of their leukemia. (meds.com)