• relapse
  • The investigators concluded that umbilical cord blood transplantation may cure a "relevant proportion" of children with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, but disease recurrence remains the major cause of treatment failure, warranting strategies to reduce relapse incidence. (ascopost.com)
  • diseases
  • Leukemia and other diseases of the blood and bone marrow may affect red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. (cancer.gov)
  • cells
  • The myeloblasts, or leukemia cells, in AML are abnormal and do not become healthy white blood cells. (cancer.gov)
  • The leukemia cells can spread outside the blood to other parts of the body, including the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord ), skin, and gums . (cancer.gov)