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Childhood Leukemia - CLL

This page contains links to eMedTV Leukemia Articles containing information on subjects from Childhood Leukemia to CLL. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Childhood Leukemia
    Childhood leukemia is a form of cancer in which blood-forming tissue produces abnormal blood cells. This eMedTV article describes the types of leukemia most common among children, including information about risk factors and symptoms.
  • Childhood Leukemia Symptoms
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, symptoms of childhood leukemia commonly include fatigue, fever, and frequent infections. This article provides a list of symptoms occurring with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
  • Chronic Leukemia
    Chronic leukemia is a slowly developing form of cancer that causes the production of abnormal blood cells. This eMedTV segment discusses types, causes, and symptoms of this form of leukemia, and describes tests used to diagnose the cancer.
  • Chronic Leukemia Info
    This segment of the eMedTV archives presents important info on chronic leukemia. This includes the two different types, factors that affect a person's prognosis and treatment, and how many cases occur each year in the United States.
  • Chronic Leukemia Treatment
    For people with chronic leukemia, treatment options may include such things as chemotherapy and surgery. This eMedTV article discusses treatment for the two primary types of chronic leukemia (CLL and CML) and identifies factors that affect treatment.
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is type of cancer that occurs when too many white blood cells are produced. This eMedTV article offers an overview of CLL, with detailed information on risk factors, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment
    For people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, treatment options may include chemotherapy and surgery. This eMedTV Web page looks at these and other treatments for chronic lymphocytic, such as radiation therapy and monoclonal antibody therapy.
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a disease in which the bone marrow produces too many white blood cells. This eMedTV article provides an overview this condition, with information on the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Treatment
    In cases of chronic myelogenous leukemia, treatment may involve biotherapy, chemotherapy, or surgery. This eMedTV article discusses these and other treatment options for chronic myelogenous leukemia, such as donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI).
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Tasigna
    Adults with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) may benefit from Tasigna. This selection from the eMedTV Web site further discusses this use of Tasigna, including how the medication works. A link to more information is also included.
  • CLL
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site contains information on chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a condition that occurs when the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes. This article gives an overview of this disease and who is most at risk.
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