The Epidemiology Of Leukemia And Advances

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The Epidemiology of Leukemia and Advances in Early Detection to Apply Chemotherapy I. Introduction II. Clinical Characteristics of Leukemia a. Overview the physiological stages of leukemia I. Acute lymphocytic leukemia II. Acute myelogenous leukemia III. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia IV. Chronic myelogenous leukemia b. Places of origin of leukemia I. Bone marrow II. Red blood cells III. Lymphatic tissue c. Early signs and the symptoms III. Tests are in use to diagnose and identify the explicit types of leukemia a. Diagnostic tests for leukemia I. Blood test II. Bone marrow test (aspiration and biopsy) III. Cytogenetic analysis IV. Immunophenotyping V. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) b. Additional diagnostic test for chronic leukemia I. Immunoglobulin test II. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) III. G-banding karyotyping IV. Chemotherapy is in use to slow or stop the growth of cancer cells in the body. a. Methods of applying chemotherapy I. Orally taken pills II. Injected into the veins III. Direct placement in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord b. Diagnosis using chemotherapy I. Chemotherapy for acute leukemia II. Chemotherapy for chronic leukemia c. Chemotherapy side effects V. Conclusion Leukemia does not show obvious symptoms early on, however it shows certain unusually symptoms which requires further diagnoses. The evaluation of the leukemia diagnostic tests takes place in laboratory to determine the treatment plan for the patient and to
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