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Lymphoid leukemia

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Lymphoid leukemias — also called lymphocytic, lymphogenous, or lymphoblastic leukemias — are a group of leukemias affecting circulating lymphocytes, a type of white blood cells. [1]

45 relations: Acute leukemia, Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Adolescence, Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, Aggressive NK-cell leukemia, Anthracycline, Antibody, B cell, B-cell leukemia, B-cell lymphoma, B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia, CD19, CD2, CD5 (protein), CD7, Chemotherapy regimen, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Cluster of differentiation, Effacement (histology), Flow cytometry, Glioma, Graft-versus-host disease, Hairy cell leukemia, Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Histopathology, Incidence (epidemiology), International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Large granular lymphocytic leukemia, Leukemia, Lymphoblast, Lymphocyte, Lymphoma, Lymphoproliferative disorders, Mediastinal tumor, Notch 1, Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia, T cell, T-cell leukemia, T-cell lymphoma, T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia, T-cell receptor, T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma, Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase, Thymus, White blood cell.

Acute leukemia

Acute leukemia or acute leukaemia is a family of serious medical conditions relating to an original diagnosis of leukemia.

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the lymphoid line of blood cells characterized by the development of large numbers of immature lymphocytes.

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Adolescence

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Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL or ATLL) is a rare cancer of the immune system's own T-cells.

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Aggressive NK-cell leukemia

Aggressive NK-cell leukemia is a disease with an aggressive, systemic proliferation of natural killer cells (NK cells) and a rapidly declining clinical course.

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Anthracycline

Anthracyclines are a class of drugs used in cancer chemotherapy extracted from Streptomyces bacterium such as Streptomyces peucetius var.

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Antibody

An antibody (Ab), also known as an immunoglobulin (Ig), is a large, Y-shaped protein produced mainly by plasma cells that is used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses.

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B cell

B cells, also known as B lymphocytes, are a type of white blood cell of the lymphocyte subtype.

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B-cell leukemia

A B-cell leukemia is any of several types of lymphoid leukemia which affect B cells.

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B-cell lymphoma

The B-cell lymphomas are types of lymphoma affecting B cells.

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B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia

B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia is a more aggressive, but still treatable, form of leukemia.

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CD19

B-lymphocyte antigen CD19, also known as CD19 molecule ('''C'''luster of '''D'''ifferentiation 19), B-Lymphocyte Surface Antigen B4, T-Cell Surface Antigen Leu-12 and CVID3 is a transmembrane protein that in humans is encoded by the gene CD19.

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CD2

CD2 (cluster of differentiation 2) is a cell adhesion molecule found on the surface of T cells and natural killer (NK) cells.

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CD5 (protein)

CD5 is a cluster of differentiation expressed on the surface of T cells (various species) and in a subset of murine B cells known as B-1a.

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CD7

CD7 (Cluster of Differentiation 7) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CD7 gene.

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Chemotherapy regimen

A chemotherapy regimen is a regimen for chemotherapy, defining the drugs to be used, their dosage, the frequency and duration of treatments, and other considerations.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell).

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Cluster of differentiation

The cluster of differentiation (also known as cluster of designation or classification determinant and often abbreviated as CD) is a protocol used for the identification and investigation of cell surface molecules providing targets for immunophenotyping of cells.

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Effacement (histology)

Effacement is the shortening, or thinning, of a tissue.

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Flow cytometry

In biotechnology, flow cytometry is a laser- or impedance-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering, by suspending cells in a stream of fluid and passing them through an electronic detection apparatus.

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Glioma

A glioma is a type of tumor that starts in the glial cells of the brain or the spine.

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Graft-versus-host disease

Graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) is a medical complication following the receipt of transplanted tissue from a genetically different person.

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Hairy cell leukemia

Hairy cell leukemia is an uncommon hematological malignancy characterized by an accumulation of abnormal B lymphocytes.

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Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the transplantation of multipotent hematopoietic stem cells, usually derived from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or umbilical cord blood.

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Histopathology

Histopathology (compound of three Greek words: ἱστός histos "tissue", πάθος pathos "suffering", and -λογία -logia "study of") refers to the microscopic examination of tissue in order to study the manifestations of disease.

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Incidence (epidemiology)

Incidence in epidemiology is a measure of the probability of occurrence of a given medical condition in a population within a specified period of time.

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International Classification of Diseases for Oncology

The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) is a domain-specific extension of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems for tumor diseases.

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Large granular lymphocytic leukemia

Large granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia is a chronic lymphoproliferative disorder that exhibits an unexplained, chronic (> 6 months) elevation in large granular lymphocytes (LGLs) in the peripheral blood.

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Leukemia

Leukemia, also spelled leukaemia, is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and result in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells.

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Lymphoblast

A lymphoblast is a modified naive lymphocyte that also looks completely different.

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Lymphocyte

A lymphocyte is one of the subtypes of white blood cell in a vertebrate's immune system.

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Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a group of blood cancers that develop from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell).

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Lymphoproliferative disorders

Lymphoproliferative disorders (LPDs) refer to several conditions in which lymphocytes are produced in excessive quantities.

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Mediastinal tumor

A mediastinal tumor is a tumor in the mediastinum, the cavity that separates the lungs from the rest of the chest.

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Notch 1

Notch homolog 1, translocation-associated (Drosophila), also known as NOTCH1, is a human gene encoding a single-pass transmembrane receptor.

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Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia

Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia is a form of lymphoid leukemia in which too many B-cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood and bone marrow.

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T cell

A T cell, or T lymphocyte, is a type of lymphocyte (a subtype of white blood cell) that plays a central role in cell-mediated immunity.

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T-cell leukemia

T-cell leukemia describes several different types of lymphoid leukemia which affect T cells.

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T-cell lymphoma

The T-cell lymphomas are four types of lymphoma that affect T cells.

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T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia

T-cell-prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) is a mature T-cell leukemia with aggressive behavior and predilection for blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes, liver, spleen, and skin involvement.

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T-cell receptor

The T-cell receptor, or TCR, is a molecule found on the surface of T cells, or T lymphocytes, that is responsible for recognizing fragments of antigen as peptides bound to major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules.

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T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma

T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (WHO 2008), previously labeled precursor T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (WHO 2001) and also known as precursor T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma and precursor T acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma is a form of lymphoid leukemia and lymphoma in which too many T-cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood, bone marrow, and tissues, particularly mediastinal lymph nodes.

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Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase

Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT), also known as DNA nucleotidylexotransferase (DNTT) or terminal transferase, is a specialized DNA polymerase expressed in immature, pre-B, pre-T lymphoid cells, and acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma cells.

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Thymus

The thymus is a specialized primary lymphoid organ of the immune system.

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White blood cell

White blood cells (WBCs), also called leukocytes or leucocytes, are the cells of the immune system that are involved in protecting the body against both infectious disease and foreign invaders.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphoid_leukemia

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