Leukemia

5 Major Differences Between Leukemia and Lymphoma

5 Major Differences Between Leukemia and Lymphoma

Understand the differences between leukemia and lymphoma, such as their origins, cells, incident, age at diagnosis, and more. You may have noticed that there is a lot of information as well as organizations which lump leukemia and lymphoma together....

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What Is Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease?

Chronic graft-versus-host disease occurs if immune cells from a bone marrow transplant attack the recipient's body, causing skin, eye, lung, and digestive problems. Graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) is a condition in which the immune cells of a...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Genetics play a major role in graft-versus-host disease if the transplant donor and recipient aren't an identical match. Other risk factors can contribute. Graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) is a complication of a stem cell or bone...

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AML vs. CML: What Are the Differences?

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) develops rapidly, but it could take years for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) symptoms to start. Learn about the differences. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) are two types of cancer of the...

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What Is Engraftment Syndrome?

Engraftment syndrome is one of the possible complications following a bone marrow transplant, also called a hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Engraftment syndrome is a complication that can occur after a bone marrow transplant, a procedure also...

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Leukemia Treatment

From chemotherapy to biologic therapy, treatment for leukemia depends on type. Learn what you need to know to navigate choices and be active in your care.

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Event-Free Survival (EFS) After Treatment

Event-free survival (EFS) is a term that is sometimes used in reports of therapies related to cancer treatment. Learn what it means and what it does. Event-free survival (EFS) is a term that denotes the possibility of having a particular group of...

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What Is Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)?

Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML), cancer that begins in the bone marrow. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) is a rare type of cancer that begins in the blood-forming cells in...

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Leukemia

Leukemia is a group of blood-related cancers that affect white blood cell replication in the bone marrow. Reviewed by a board-certified oncologist.

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