Leukemia

Definition of Leukemia:

Cancer of the lymph glands and bone marrow resulting in overproduction of white blood cells (related to Hodgkin's disease).

Topics Related to Leukemia

A Low IgA Level

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Low levels of IgA occur in some types of leukemia, kidney damage (nephrotic syndrome), a problem with the intestines (enteropathy), and a rare inherited disease that affects muscle coordination (ataxia-telangiectasia)...”

A Low IgG Level

...the condition
“...Other conditions that can result in low levels of IgG include some types of leukemia and a type of kidney damage (nephrotic syndrome)...”
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A Low IgM Level

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Low levels of IgM occur in multiple myeloma and some types of leukemia...”

A Low Platelet Count

...the condition
“...It can occur secondary to leukemia, in which the stem cells that yield white blood cells proliferate and crowd out the stem cells that produce platelets and red blood cells (yielding high white cell count and low RBC and...”

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

...the condition
“...Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) is a cancer that starts from white blood cells called lymphocytes in the bone marrow...”

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

...the condition
“..."Acute" means that the leukemia can progress quickly, and if not treated, would probably be fatal in a few months...”
...our question about Gums that bleed easily
“Very rarely, bleeding gums are due to leukemia...”

Anemia

...relationship to Leukemia
“The red blood cell deficiency caused by leukemia leads to anemia and the symptoms of anemia, including severe fatigue, pallor, and breathing difficulty...”

Bruising Susceptibility

...the condition
“...Possible causes of bruising include ... Blood-related diseases such as leukemia...”

Cancer, General

...our question about your height (female)
“...The types of cancers which were found to increase with height include cancers of the breast, ovary, womb, bowel, leukemia, and malignant melanoma...”

CBC (Complete Blood Count) Test

...as a treatment
“...With allergies, there may be an increased number of eosinophils, and with leukemia, there may be a much higher percentage of a single type of cell, such as a lymphocyte...”

Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia (CEL)

...the condition
“Chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL) is a highly rare disease in which too many eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) are found in the bone marrow, blood, and other tissues...”

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

...the condition
“...Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that starts from white blood cells (lymphocytes) in the bone marrow, from where it invades the blood...”
...recommendation Selenium
“In evaluating 59 patients with lymphoid malignancies such as Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, serum selenium concentrations were significantly lower in patients than in controls...”

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

...the condition
“...In CML, leukemia cells tend to build up in the body over time, but in many cases people don't have any symptoms for at least a few years...”

Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia (CNL)

...the condition
“Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia (CNL) is an extremely rare myeloproliferative disorder that presents diagnostic challenges for both pathologists and treating clinicians...”

Cigarette Smoke Damage

...relationship to Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
“Cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk for leukemia and may lead to leukemias of specific morphologic and chromosomal types...”
...relationship to Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
“...Between 20% and 30% of leukemia cases are related to smoking...”

Enlarged Lymph Nodes

...the condition
“...HIV disease or AIDS; cat-scratch fever; juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; serum sickness; leukemia; Hodgkin's disease; non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; canker sores; drugs (such as phenytoin); typhoid vaccination; salivary duct stones...”

Enlarged Spleen

...the condition
“...atresia; Cystic fibrosis; Hemolytic anemias Thalassemia; Hemoglobinopathies; Hemolytic anemia due to G6PD deficiency; Idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic anemia; Immune hemolytic anemia; Cancers Leukemia; Lymphoma; Hodgkin's disease; Other causes Sarcoidosis; Sickle cell splenic crisis; Banti's syndrome; Felty syndrome; Signs and Symptoms: Although often there are no symptoms, there may...”
...relationship to Leukemia
“ALL, CML, or hairy cell leukemia can cause enlargement of the spleen...”

Essential Thrombocythemia

...the condition
“...Rarely, ET may develop into acute myeloid leukemia (AML) or myelofibrosis...”

Eucalyptus Blue Gum

...as a treatment
“...the health benefits of eucalyptus oil come from the chemical cineole – an organic compound shown to possess powerful medicinal properties, ranging from reducing inflammation and pain to killing leukemia cells...”

Fanconi Anemia

...the condition
“...Prognosis; Complications: Without treatment the average lifespan for people who have Fanconi's anemia is 20-30 years, with the most common causes of death being bone marrow failure, leukemia, and solid tumors...”

Folic Acid Deficiency

...relationship to Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
“Maternal folic acid supplementation during pregnancy was associated with a reduced risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children in a study in Western Australia...”

High White Blood Cell Count

...the condition
“...An unusually high white blood cell count can indicate an infection or a blood disorder such as leukemia...”
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Histoplasmosis

...the condition
“...Histoplasmosis can spread from the lungs to other body parts in cases where the infected person has AIDS, has leukemia, has recently had an organ transplantation, or has been using corticosteroids...”

Infectious Mononucleosis - Mono

...the condition
“...Diagnostic problems can result because enlarged lymphocytes are common with mono, but can also be a symptom of leukemia...”

Large Granular Lymphocyte (LGL) Leukemia

...the condition
“...Names: T-cell Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia, Proliferation of large granular lymphocytes, LGL Leukemia, Tγ-lymphoproliferative Disorder, T-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia LGL leukemia is a rare form of chronic leukemia in which the cancer cells are large and have features of either T-lymphocytes or Natural Killer Cells...”

LDN - Low Dose Naltrexone

...as a treatment
“... ... Lymphocytic Leukemia...”

Leukemia

...the condition
Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow; it is a general term used to describe a wide range of conditions, the common feature of which is elevated levels of immature white blood...”
...our question about Frequency of infections
“Due to its effects on white blood cells, leukemia prevents the immune system from working normally, sometimes resulting in frequent infections...”

Liver Function Test Requirement

...the condition
“...hepatitis, toxins, cirrhosis), biliary obstruction, cholestasis, dehydration, diabetes insipidus, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, alcoholic cirrhosis, Hodgkin's disease, malnutrition, nephrotic syndrome, multiple myeloma, inflammatory bowel disease, collagen-vascular diseases...”

Low White Blood Cell Count

...the condition
“...An unusually high white blood cell count can indicate an infection, hypersplenism, bone marrow depression (drugs, radiation or heavy metal poisoning) or primary bone marrow disorders such as leukemia...”

Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia

...the condition
“...Other causes include leukemia, myelofibrosis, multiple myeloma, certain hereditary disorders, drugs that affect nucleic acid metabolism such as chemotherapy agents (methotrexate)...”

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

...the condition
“...Because the majority (about two-thirds) of MDS patients do not develop leukemia, MDS was previously classified as a disease of low malignant potential...”
...relationship to Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
“About one-third of patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS, or preleukemia) will develop overt leukemia – a rapidly growing cancer of bone marrow cells called acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...”

Myelofibrosis

...the condition
“...However, bone marrow scarring caused by leukemia or lymphoma is called secondary myelofibrosis...”

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

...the condition
“...Other signs and symptoms depend on the underlying condition and include ... A feeling of abdominal fullness caused by enlargement of the spleen (Most common in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia)...”

Nephrotic Syndrome

...the condition
“...These include diabetes, sickle-cell anemia, amyloidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis, leukemia, lymphoma, cancer of the breast, colon, and stomach, reactions to drugs (including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, lithium, and street heroine), allergic reactions (to insect stings,...”

Neutropenia

...relationship to Leukemia
Leukemia causes decreased production of neutrophils because they are crowded out of the bone marrow by the early forms of white blood cells...”

Neutrophilia

...relationship to Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
“Chronic myelocytic leukemia is a myeloproliferative disorder that causes proliferation of bone marrow cells...”

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

...recommendation Vitamin E
“Observational Study: Serum vitamin E concentrations were significantly lower in leukemia and lymphoma patients than in normal controls...”
...recommendation Selenium
“In evaluating 59 patients with lymphoid malignancies such as Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, it was found that serum selenium concentrations were significantly lower in patients than in controls...”

Nutritional Deficiency Anemia

...relationship to Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
“Anemia, a deficiency of red cells, develops in almost all leukemia patients...”

Polycythemia Vera

...the condition
“...Rarely, polycythemia vera progresses to leukemia; certain treatments increase this likelihood...”

Rosy Periwinkle

...as a treatment
“...In testing the plant as a drug source for diabetes in the 1950s, an extract was found that proved successful in treating juvenile leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, and other cancers that were previously considered largely incurable...”

Royal Jelly

...as a treatment
“...10-HDA has been shown to contain some of the following activities: weak antibacterial activity, inhibition of transplantable tumor and leukemia in mice, immune enhancing, liver-protectant, antiinflammatory, and radiation-protectant...”

Sideroblastic Anemia

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Sideroblastic anemia is also associated with ... Leukemia...”

Tendency To Nosebleeds

...the condition
“...and less commonly by ... Leukemia...”
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