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Childhood leukemia

Nancy Keene

Childhood leukemia

a guide for families, friends & caregivers

by Nancy Keene

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leukemia in children

  • About the Edition

    Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including: New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children"s genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects. Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues. Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team. Poignant and practical stories from family members. Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance. Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-462) and index.

    StatementNancy Keene
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ416.L4 K44 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 476 pages
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26966163M
    ISBN 101941089046
    ISBN 109781941089040
    LC Control Number2017031837
    OCLC/WorldCa992689012

    People who've had certain types of chemotherapy and radiation therapy Childhood leukemia book other cancers have an increased risk of developing certain types of leukemia. Patients who received ibrutinib also lived longer and were more likely to show a clinical response to treatment than those who received ofatumumab. Interest in eating gradually diminishes, but only some children lose weight. The higher incidence of the Philadelphia chromosome—like gene-expression signature among the AYA population may have contributed to the lower rate of no minimal residual disease in the current study, the study authors noted. Is there one treatment you feel is best for me?

    Exposure to certain chemicals, such as benzene — which is found in gasoline and is used by the chemical industry — is linked Childhood leukemia book an increased risk of some kinds of leukemia. It seems to develop from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Treatments used in induction therapy for childhood AML may include chemotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation therapy, stem cell transplant, or other treatments as part of a clinical trial. Ask your doctor about your leukemia, including your treatment options and, if you like, your prognosis.

    The diagnostic procedures confirm if there is leukemia present, the extent of the leukemia how far it has spreadand the type of leukemia. Unfortunately, because some of the signs and symptoms of leukemia mimic other conditions, diagnosis is sometimes difficult. Stock added, noting that more research is needed to understand the reasons for this association. I'm afraid it's bad news.


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In aspiration, a fluid sample is Childhood leukemia book from the marrow. Different chromosome translocations are also associated with different prognoses. Lymphatic tissue makes up your immune system.

The symptoms of leukemia can vary from one child to another. What you can do Be aware of any pre-appointment restrictions.

Other, rarer types of leukemia exist, including hairy cell leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative disorders. Trouble breathing Leukemic cells can clump around the thymuswhich is a gland at the base of the neck. In one shattering instant, life forever changes.

How can I best manage them together? This is the most common type of leukemia in young children. Its goal is to put the cancer into remission. Usually both procedures are performed at the same time and used together to help with diagnosis.

These children are therefore treated in treatment centers or hospitals where they will stay for longer period of their treatment. Initial treatment response: Children who respond to treatment quickly initially have a better prognosis.

This type of leukemia affects the myeloid cells. Keep in mind that your child will fill in gaps of information with his or her imagination.

Interest in eating gradually diminishes, but only some children lose weight. What will that cost, and will my insurance cover it? I plan on reviewing medical journals and textbooks, along with reliable websites.

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Cerebral spinal fluid is fluid that bathes the child's brain and spinal cord. What websites do you recommend? Childhood leukemia is more common in boys than girls.

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The cure rate for ALL has improved dramatically due to advances such as supportive care, treatment.Nancy Keene is the mother of a long-term survivor of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

A well-known writer and advocate for children with cancer, she has written and co-authored many books on topics ranging from childhood cancers to working with your magicechomusic.com: Childhood Cancer Guides.Jan 18,  · This ebook is a comprehensive and up-to-date compendium on all aspects of childhood leukemia.

After introductory chapters on the epidemiology and biology of pediatric leukemia, treatment considerations are extensively reviewed, with emphasis on the Brand: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.