- n. UK, oncology alternative spelling of leukemia.
- n. malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
“Linda said wretchedly, 'In acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, which is what Rachel's got, chemotherapy causes remission almost always.”
“On New Year's Eve 2008 Halsey's wife, Michelle, was diagnosed with chronic myloid leukaemia, which is treatable but not curable and for which she must take medication for the rest of her life.”
“It has become a life saving procedure for those individuals who have had the misfortune to contract diseases such as leukaemia and other blood disorders," he said.”
“Bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma, is imported from both the US and Europe.”
“It is her last chance of survival because only an exact match of bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia, can be used in transplants.”
“Bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma, is imported from both the U.S. and Europe.”
“T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is a rare form of leukaemia which is most common in older children and adolescents, although adults can also be affected.”
“The current system of bone marrow transplantation helps patients who have diseases, such as leukaemia, which affect the stem cells in their bone marrow where new blood cells are grown.”
“Gene fusions are already known to play a role in blood cell cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma, and Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bone disease.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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