OTHER WORDS FROM leukemialeu·ke·mic, adjectivean·ti·leu·ke·mic, adjective, noun
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How to use leukemia in a sentence
Then there was the strength she showed when she continued to coach as her then-2-year-old son Tyler was diagnosed and treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.Brenda Frese, closing in on win No. 500, has made Maryland women’s basketball a juggernaut|Kareem Copeland|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
In 2018, three years after she had passed away from leukemia, I went to New Jersey to meet with Olver’s family.The Internet’s Most Incredible Collection of Food History Has Been Saved|Dayna Evans|January 12, 2021|Eater
Marilyn Rose, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia three years ago, until recently was paying nothing out-of-pocket for her cancer drug, Sprycel, which has a list price of $176,500 a year.Seniors face steep drug costs as Congress stalls on capping Medicare out-of-pockets|lbelanger225|December 28, 2020|Fortune
Cole was diagnosed with leukemia in February, and when he met Aldrete, he was at a particularly perilous point in his treatment.
The typical cost of a leukemia patient for taking Gleevec is on the order of $100,000 to $150,000 a year.Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Change the Future of Medical Research? (Ep. 430)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 27, 2020|Freakonomics
Blister rust is like having the flu; the pine beetle is like fast acting leukemia.
Sadly, though she folded more than 1,000 cranes, she died of leukemia on October 25, 1955.Truman’s Grandson & Japan’s A-Bomb Survivors: A Story of Reconciliation|Clifton Truman Daniel|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year the FDA approved its use for another kind of leukemia that affects children.
Gleevec treats myeloid leukemia and has turned a terminal disease into a chronic one for many patients.
Diagnosed with refractory acute myeloid leukemia at age 7, Sam was very brave but also very sick.36 Rabbis Shave for the Brave to Raise Money to Fight Childhood Cancer|John L. Smith|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It occurs in well-marked cases of pernicious anemia and leukemia, and, much less commonly, in very severe symptomatic anemias.
(c) They are decreased in chronic lymphatic leukemia, and greatly increased in the myelogenous form.
Pathologically, normoblasts occur in severe symptomatic anemia, leukemia, and pernicious anemia.
A marked increase, accompanied by an increase in the total leukocyte count, is seen in pertussis and lymphatic leukemia.
A notable increase is limited almost exclusively to myelogenous leukemia, where they are sometimes very numerous.
Medical definitions for leukemia
Other words from leukemialeu•ke′mic adj.
Scientific definitions for leukemia
Cultural definitions for leukemia
A kind of cancer in which the number of white blood cells in the blood greatly increases. Leukemia usually spreads to the spleen, liver, lymph nodes, and other areas of the body, causing destruction of tissues and often resulting in death.