Leukemia

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Leukemia
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A Wright's stained bone marrow aspirate smear of patient with precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
ICD-10 C91.-C95.
ICD-9 208.9
ICD-O: 9800-9940
DiseasesDB 7431
MeSH D007938

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Leukemia Microchapters

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Patient Information

Overview

Classification

AML
CML
ALL
CLL

Differentiating Leukemia from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Prognosis

Overview

Historical perspective

Pathophysiology

Epidemiology & Demographics

Risk factors

Screening

Causes

Differentiating Leukemia

Complications & Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Staging | Lab Studies | Electrocardiogram | Chest X Ray | MRI | CT | Echocardiography | Other imaging findings

Treatment

Medical therapy | Surgical options | Primary prevention | Secondary prevention | Financial costs | Future therapies

Research

Significant research into the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of leukemia is being done. Hundreds of clinical trials are being planned or conducted at any given time. Studies may focus on effective means of treatment, better ways of treating the disease, improving the quality of life for patients, or appropriate care in remission or after cure.

Resources

Images of leukemias

Research organizations

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