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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - Glossary

Last Updated on Jun 26, 2020
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Glossary

Translocations - rearrangement of genes between two different chromosomes.

Karyotype - A cytogenetic test that helps to identify numerical or structural chromosomal abnormalities.
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FISH - Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization. A cytogenetic test that makes use of radioactive or fluorescent probes to identify chromosomal abnormalities.

Remission - A patient is said to be in remission when the blood counts return to normal and bone marrow samples show a disease-free state.

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manoj.c.p

hi my daughter , rashmi 5 year old female was admitted in a hospital with the c/o fever,and anemia diagnosed as a ALL ,B CELL,started chemotherapy there at the time of admission her haemoglobin is 4,platelet 10,000,peripheral smear shows blast presnt CSF NEGATIVE BONE MARROW NOT DONE induction chemotherapy started prednisolone oral inj.vincristine i.v 4 doses inj, daunorubicin 3 doses inj.L. asparaginase 8 doses IT ,methotrexate 3 times BONE MARRO DONE 3? BLAST SHOWS phase b inj.cyclophosphamide iv 2 time inj,cytarabine s/c [ arac] 4 days * 4 doses tab .6 mp 60 days IT METHOTREXATE 3 times tab.biotraxate RE INDUCTION PHASE tab.dexamethasone orally inj.vincristine iv 4 doses inj. dnr 4 doses inj.L .asparanginase 4 dose inj.cyclophosphamide 1 dose inj.cytarabine 2 dose it.methotrexate 2 doses BONE MARROW DONE SHOWS 3% BLASTS AND 5%LYMPHS CSF NEGATIVE given tab.6pm for one month review 20/8/2012 please given valuable comments how is the condition and what to do next?

satzjeez

DO A HEART PATIENT GET CLL OR ALL OR AML OR CML

Toni95

Non of this has helped me with my research :/ my sister has leukemia and none of the stuff above is even close!!

jasperkumar

i had ALL WEN I WAS 10. I was treated for a year and i was good for 10 years but i was diagnosed for ALL wen I WAS 20 . I was treated and i am okay now. is this possible?

ParisDaniels

I think the best way to combat is to educate yourself about it. This will help you recognize the symptoms and therefore prevent the spread of cancer cells. I appreciate you sharing this to us.

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