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What are the common types of leukemia for a 25 year old

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Cml: Cml, hairy cell though AML and all can happen.
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Hematology and Oncology 38 years experience
Leukemia age-wise: Acute myeloid leukemia, chronic myeloid and chronic lymphoid leukemias are most common in adults but are of highest incidence after 50 years old (7-9t... Read More
Dr. Agos Luca
Specializes in Pathology
Several...: It's difficult to say in just a few words but, generally speaking, at young ages, leukemias are more likely to be of the acute rather than chronic typ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is a: Middle ground between pediatrics and adulthood. Still, most likely leukemia at 20 probably acute lymphocytic.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Happens, not common: Cll is considered to be mainly a disease of the elderly, with a median age at diagnosis of 70 years , however, it is not unusual to make this diagnos... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: Generalized lymphadenopathy is actually more associated with a viral or more of a systemic process. Collagen vascular disease, HIV, CMV, common cold, ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Rephrase question?: Can you rephrase your question? Are you asking about treatment for aml? Treatment would depend on the type and biology/cytogenetic profiles of the aml... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Leukemia can affect a child if any age , with the most common leukemia, ALL, occurring between the ages of 2 and 9, however, if the child is outside t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: This diagnosis has a variable outcome based on type and factors identified at the time of diagnosis. Forty years ago few survived, now more than 70% d... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Short: In general acute leukemias without treatment have poor prognosis. There are few leukemias that get cured with treatment. So i guess an hematologist on... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
There is a disease: Called cyclic neurtopenia. To make that diagnosis you have to check WBC 2x per week for several weeks to see the cycles. That having been said, the re... Read More
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Dr. Naveed Naeem
Anti-Aging Medicine 14 years experience
ASK ONCOLOGIST: ASK THE CANCER DOCTOR (ONCOLOGIST). THE CANCER TYPE, STAGE, CURRENT FUNCTIONAL STATUS OF A SENIOR CITIZEN, OTHER MEDICAL PROBLEMS WILL HAVE TO BE CONS... Read More

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