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Power point maria aoun
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  • Leukemia accounts for about 33% of cancer cases in children aged 0-14.
  • leukemia is an abnormal neoplastic proliferation of B cells. The cells accumulate mainly in the bone marrow and blood.
  • Leukemia is diagnosed 10 times more often in adults than in children.
  • Leukemia is diagnosed 10 times more often in adults than in children.
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    • 1. By Maria AounMaria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 2. Leukemia is the cancer of the white blood cells. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 3.  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. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 4. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 5. Morphology of blood cells in leukemia Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 6. Four types of leukemia: -Acute lymphocytic leukemia -Acute myeloid leukemia -Chronic lymphocytic leukemia -Chronic myeloid leukemia Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 7. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 8.  Common symptoms:  Other symptoms:.Fever or chills .petechia (tiny red spots.weakness and fatigue under the skin).frequent infections .swollen or bleeding.weight-loss gums.swollen or tender lymph .sweating (especially at nodes night).easy bleeding or bruising .bone or joint pain Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 9.  Chemotherapy Other drug therapy and radiation Bone marrow and blood stem cell transplantation Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 10. .Chemotherapy.radiation therapy.stem cell transplants.infusion of donated white blood cells followingstem cell transplants.immune therapy.surgery to remove the spleen. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 11. Clonal expansion and accumulation of greaterthan 20% leukemic myeloid blasts in the bloodor bone marrow . Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 12. Malignancy of children and adultscharacterized by the monoclonalproliferation and accumulation of immaturelymphoid cells in the bone marrow, blood,lymph nodes, and other organs includingspleen, liver, and CNS. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 13. A clonal myeloproliferative disorder resulting in theoverproduction and over-proliferation of Philadelphiachromosome-positive myeloid cells. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 14. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 15.  For more information, click here. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 16. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 17. BibliographyJournal ArticlesFlis K, Irvine D, Copland M, Bhatia R, Skorski T. Chronic myeloidleukemia stem cells display alterations in the expression of genesinvolved in oxidative phosphorylation. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 May 23.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22616753.Other (Non-standard citation). The patient education institute. x-plain leukemia. 2010 April 02.Medline plus..National Institutes of Health. Childhood Leukemia. 2010.Medline plus..Current Medicine LLC. acute lymphoblastic leukemia blasts. 2005.Images MD..Diseasedex. Acute myeloid leukemia. 2000. Micromedex. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    • 18. Bonus Maria AOUN 5/22/2012

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