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four main types of leukemia

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
4 types: They come as 2 acute and 2 chronic types of leukemias. Your hematologist/oncologist can explain the differences.

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Most are not inherited.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Random mutations...: occur in our body's cells because they are not able to correct all of the millions of DNA damage events that naturally occur during our life. In the e ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
ALL is most common: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all) is the most common childhood leukemia. Although it requires aggressive therapy it is a curable type of leukemia. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Rarely causes pain: It is uncommon to have pain as a symptom of leukemia. But if you have it then it is likely to be from the bones, most often from the pelvic/low back a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
How much do you want: There are 4 classical types of leukemia; They can be Acute or chronic and Lymphoid cell type or myeloid cell type. Tell us what is the real reason you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Acute leukemia: All leukemia are serious medical problems. But the most dangerous one is acute leukemia ( myeloid or lymphoblastic). Acute leukemia requires a series ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Cml: Cml, hairy cell though AML and all can happen.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Combination chemo: The drug choicees are variable among different age groups. Children with ALL are commonly treated with Vincristine/ Prednisone initially and later rec ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
All leukemia types..: may be cured in some people but not in others. Factors which make leukemia very high risk and less likely to be cured include certain chromosomal aber ... Read More

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