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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

Historical Perspective

Classification

AML
CML
ALL
CLL
HCL

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Leukemia from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Staging

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electrocardiogram

Chest X Ray

CT

MRI

Echocardiography or Ultrasound

Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Leukemia On the Web

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CME Programs

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American Roentgen Ray Society Images of Leukemia

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X-rays
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Ongoing Trials at Clinical Trials.gov

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Leukemia

CDC on Leukemia

Leukemia in the news

Blogs on Leukemia</small>

Directions to Hospitals Treating Leukemia

Risk calculators and risk factors for Leukemia

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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