Leukemi How It Affects The Anatomy And Physiology Of The Affected Patient

1967 WordsDec 9, 20148 Pages
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the production of white blood cells. The cells that are produced are abnormal and cannot complete their function effectively. This research paper will discuss leukemia, and assess how it affects the anatomy and physiology of the affected patient. The paper will compare the anatomy and physiology of a normal human being to that of a patient with leukemia. The paper will also consider several parameters that are of importance when talking about leukemia, such as statistics, signs, and symptoms of the condition, causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Blood cells are manufactured in the bone marrow and lymphatic system. The bone marrow is the soft and spongy part tissue of the bones. In patients with leukemia, the white blood cells are produced abnormally. There are three major types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, monocytes, and granulocytes. There are several types of leukemia: chronic myeloid leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and chronic lymphatic leukemia. These types of cancers differ in the manner in which the cancer originates and progresses. Statistics The major cause of leukemia is unknown, but individuals that work in factories that work with certain chemicals, such as benzene seem to be at a higher risk in comparison to other members of the population. The rate of leukemia incidences seems to be higher in males in comparison to females in the society. Leukemia is in tenth

More about Leukemi How It Affects The Anatomy And Physiology Of The Affected Patient

Open Document