By Maria AounMaria AOUN   5/22/2012
Leukemia   is the cancer of the white blood cells.         Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
   White blood cells help your body fight    infection. Your blood cells form in    your bone marrow.   In leukemia howe...
Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
Morphology of blood cells in leukemia          Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
Four types of leukemia:   -Acute lymphocytic leukemia   -Acute myeloid leukemia   -Chronic lymphocytic leukemia   -Chronic...
Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
   Common symptoms:            Other symptoms:.Fever or chills             .petechia (tiny red spots.weakness and fatigu...
   Chemotherapy   Other drug therapy and radiation   Bone marrow and blood stem cell    transplantation                ...
.Chemotherapy.radiation therapy.stem cell transplants.infusion of donated white blood cells followingstem cell transplants...
Clonal expansion and accumulation of greaterthan 20% leukemic myeloid blasts in the bloodor bone marrow .                 ...
Malignancy of children and adultscharacterized by the monoclonalproliferation and accumulation of immaturelymphoid cells i...
A clonal myeloproliferative disorder resulting in theoverproduction and over-proliferation of Philadelphiachromosome-posit...
Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
   For more information, click here.                      Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
BibliographyJournal ArticlesFlis K, Irvine D, Copland M, Bhatia R, Skorski T. Chronic myeloidleukemia stem cells display a...
Bonus        Maria AOUN   5/22/2012
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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. 1. By Maria AounMaria AOUN 5/22/2012
    2. 2. Leukemia is the cancer of the white blood cells. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    3. 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. 4. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    5. 5. Morphology of blood cells in leukemia Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    6. 6. Four types of leukemia: -Acute lymphocytic leukemia -Acute myeloid leukemia -Chronic lymphocytic leukemia -Chronic myeloid leukemia Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    7. 7. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    8. 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. 9.  Chemotherapy Other drug therapy and radiation Bone marrow and blood stem cell transplantation Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    10. 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. 11. Clonal expansion and accumulation of greaterthan 20% leukemic myeloid blasts in the bloodor bone marrow . Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    12. 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. 13. A clonal myeloproliferative disorder resulting in theoverproduction and over-proliferation of Philadelphiachromosome-positive myeloid cells. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    14. 14. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    15. 15.  For more information, click here. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    16. 16. Maria AOUN 5/22/2012
    17. 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. 18. Bonus Maria AOUN 5/22/2012

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