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which is the most dangerous type of leukemia in adults

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 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 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Far and away: Skin cancers are the most common: basal cell leads, squamous and melanoma. Basal cell is perhaps the most curable cancer as well.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
31 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Wild polio: If for philosophical or religious or fear of autism reasons a family decides not to vaccinate their children, I have a problem with that.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Atherosclerosis. Development of plaque
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
The one that kills: Obvious answer....well, it is the only answer based upon your question. There is no such thing as a "worst" type of brain hemorrhage. Each and every ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Illness/Malnutrition: Among the causes are excessive Insulin produced in the body (hyperinsulinemia), inborn errors of metabolism, medications and poisons, alcohol, hormone ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Metastatic lesions: Tumors of adults that spread to the skeletal system are the ones most frequently encountered. This is seen in metastatic lung, breast and other solid ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
22 years experience Pathology
See link: There are several rare blood types needed to save patients with multiple transfusions like sickle cell patients. This link will give more information ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Heart CA: Primary cancer of the heart is extremely rare...only about one case per year in the US. Most of the tumors of the heart are benign. Cancer is usually ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: In the first 24hrs it usually relates to birth defects.Between 24 hrs and a year comes crib death (SIDS).From 1-20 it is most often related to injury ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
The One Prevented: The best way to cure a cancer is to identify who is at highest risk and take measures to prevent that cancer from developing. Prevention includes avoi ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Simple skin wart: Simple skin warts are common in children and seem more common on the back of hands & fingers but may occur on other surfaces. There is a cousin of th ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Leukemia: Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Leukemia: Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Brain tumor: The most common brain tumors of children are gliomas, which can arise in many different areas of the brain.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Varies: Lung cancer is single commonest casue of cancer deaths. However, it is difficult to compare cancers. There are cancers that kill faster, e.g., pro-m ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
In the US...: ...In men: prostate, lung, colorectal, and bladder cancer are most common. ...In women: breast, lung, colorectal, and uterine cancer are most commo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Type 1 in younger...: Dm-1, or Insulin deficient diabetes is msot common in younger children, but the obesefication of america is increasing the number of type 2 diabetics ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: According to the cdc in the usa, 8-10% of african americans have sickle cell trait and 0.2% have sickle cell disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Enlarged spleen: An enlarged spleen, due to any cause can cause excessive destruction of platelets. Malaria is generally associated with an enlarged spleen.

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