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Childhood Leukemia Support

Childhood Leukemia Support

For a parent, it can be the most heart rending of moments when one is told that their child suffers from leukemia; which is the most commonly occurring cancerous affliction among children. At a time like this, parents may feel, horrified, helpless, angry, confused and anxious, so that they may look for help to come […]

Lymphoblastic Leukemia And Pregnancy

Lymphoblastic Leukemia And Pregnancy

Nature has endowed women with mechanisms to have a normal pregnancy process. However, many things can go wrong during and after the process; the human body shows indications warning pregnant women that something is not going well. Sometimes, there can be many complications during pregnancy. Some problems like infections, hemorrhages, and spontaneous abortion are always […]

Help Could Be At Hand For Leukemia Relapse

Help Could Be At Hand For Leukemia Relapse

Japanese Researchers have held out fresh hope for fighting leukemia according to this Reuters report. Reportedly the researchers have identified some 25 spots on leukemia cells which could come in useful in the process to develop new drugs against this cancer.  These spots are different stretches of DNA that were especially active in the leukemia […]

What You Need To Know About Leukemia Treatment?

Leukemia is a disease of the bone marrow or of the blood. It is some form of cancer that multiplies the number of white blood cells and decreases the count of red cells in the blood. Leukemia is known to be treatable and curable but if it is not detected in time it can be […]

8 Common Signs Of Child Leukemia

8 Common Signs Of Child Leukemia

The biggest cause of cancer deaths in children is leukemia cancer. How can you recognize if your child has leukemia? Here are the eight warning signs of child leukemia.

Signs Of Chronic Leukemia In Kids 

When children are diagnosed of leukemia cancer there is an abundance of white blood cells that are produced in the bone marrow. Leukemia is also referred to as cancers of the white blood cells. Children of ages two and eight are the most likely to be diagnosed with chronic leukemia. However it doesn’t mean that […]

Regular Intake Of Cured Meats Tied To Greater Risk Of Childhood Leukemia

A new study suggests that children who regularly eat cured meats like hot dogs and bacons are at greater risk of developing leukemia, whereas foods like soy products and vegetables may be effective to protect against cancer. Researchers found that among 515 Taiwanese teenagers and also children those who regularly eat fish and cured meats […]

High Radiations And Harmful Chemicals Can Lead To Acute Leukemia!

High Radiations And Harmful Chemicals Can Lead To Acute Leukemia!

The leukemia is of two kinds: acute leukemia and chronic leukemia. In acute leukemia, there are abnormal blood cells and these abnormal cells number increases rapidly. Chronic leukemia has no symptoms and the abnormal blood cells function normally. When the number of blood cells increases, then the symptoms occur. Acute leukemia is caused due to […]