Leukemia

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Leukemia

  1. 1. Leukemia <br />By: KoriMeighan<br />
  2. 2. No known causes<br />Abnormal growth of white blood cells.<br />Causes<br />
  3. 3. Anyone can get it<br />Most common it adults<br />But children get it too<br />Who gets it? <br />
  4. 4. No incubation period<br />acute Leukemia- no symptoms<br />Chronic Leukemia-have symptoms<br />Etiology<br />
  5. 5. Chronic symptoms:<br />Fever<br />Night sweats<br />Frequent infections<br />Join pains<br />Symptoms <br />
  6. 6. Chronic Leukemia:<br />Bleeding<br />Bruising<br />Weight loss<br />Swollen lymph nodes<br />Signs<br />
  7. 7. Acute and Chronic<br />You can be in remission<br />You can get it again, called relapse<br />Pathophysiology<br />
  8. 8. Chemotherapy to treat cancer<br />Other drugs in pill forms too<br />Treatment <br />

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