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|Treatment of acute leukemia. The prognosis of acute leukemia.
Treatment of acute leukemia in conditions of specialized hematology or oncology department in the presence of insulators (boxes), resuscitation equipment, separation of blood transfusion.
The main directions of therapy for acute leukemia
• Specific chemotherapy. Aims to achieve and consolidate remission. It consists of several stages. Diffe... Read more »
|Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a benign tumor of lymphatic disease (immunocompetent) tissue does not appear, unlike other forms of leukemia, tumor progression during the illness. The main morphological substrate of tumors are mature lymphocytes proliferate and accumulate in the increased number of lymph nodes, spleen, liver and bone marrow. Among all chronic lymphocytic leukemia has a... Read more »
|Chronic myeloid leukemia
The substrate of chronic myeloid leukemia are usually mature and mature cells of the granulocytic series (metamyelocytes, stab and segmented granulocytes). Disease - one of the most common leukemia in the group occurs in people aged 20 - 60 years only rarely, in old people and children, and takes years.
The clinical picture depends on the stage of the disease.
They distinguis... Read more »
Home care in the treatment of leukemia
During treatment of leukemia a few things that can better cope with side effects that may have arising because of leukemia or therapy, the patient can do at home. Home care includes everything you need to control the process. If the doctor gives instructions or designate a drug, the patient must perform all medical prescriptions. The patient should be based on a balan... Read more »
Be treated as opposed to acute leukemia, a patient with chronic leukemia do not always immediate. Chronic leukemia progresses more slowly than acute leukemia, particularly chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Methods for the treatment of chronic leukemia:
Observation period. Patients with c... Read more »
Leukemia - blood cancer cells. Leukemia starts in the bone marrow, the soft tissue inside the bones of the majority. Bone marrow - the most important organ of the hematopoietic system, which produces blood cells.
Normally, a healthy man is produced in the bone marrow:
Leukocytes (white blood cells), whose primary function - protecting the body against a foreign agent and is involved in the f... Read more »
Signs of malignant blood diseases
The initial phase of all forms of leukemia (leukemia), is not normally displayed, and the treatment is most effectively carried out in exactly the hidden phase.
Are due to somati... Read more »
Leukemia (blood cancer, leukemia, lymphosarcoma)
"Cancer of the blood" is not the right term for cancers of the blood supply and blood, but is firmly entrenched in the community, not related to medicine, so the article and is titled. Most often, when they say "blood cancer", imply any form of leukemia or lymphosarcoma, since t... Read more »