American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or derived from the bone marrow.
- adj. Of or relating to the spinal cord.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Resembling marrow in appearance or consistency.
- adj. of or relating to the spinal cord
- adj. of or relating to bone marrow
“Immune cells known as myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) keep other immune cells in check.”
“We show in this study that IL-1ß works by activating a type of white blood cell known as myeloid derived suppressor cells (MDSCs), which in our study appeared to be strongly proinflammatory," said lead author Timothy C. Wang, M.D., chief of the division of digestive and liver diseases at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.”
“BORIS is capable of inducing strong and effective antitumor immunity, but the efficacy of this immunotherapeutic strategy could be even better if one could eliminate immune suppressor cells, such as myeloid dervived suppressor cells and T regulatory cells," said lead researcher Michael G. Agadjanyan, Ph. D.,”
“Laboratory studies show leukocytosis, and sometimes immature myeloid cells with Pelger-Huet forms and disorganized nuclear material.”
“Bristol-Myers also is researching possible additional uses for Sprycel, which is approved for chronic myeloid leukemia, and Erbitux, approved for head and neck cancers.”
“Cephalon also has launched a bid worth about 225 million Australian dollars $240 million for Australia's ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a cancer medicine developer whose Omapro chronic myeloid leukemia treatment is in advanced development.”
“Many leukemia victims such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who has chronic myeloid leukemia don't require bone marrow transplants to survive.”
“Jeffrey Rubnitz, a pediatric oncologist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, says acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a cancer of the blood, is not common in children and affects only about 500 a year.”
“The notion of Ashley's "prom" was first hatched by Army Col. Ritza Reese, section chief of medical pediatric psychiatry and oncology nursing at Walter Reed, who met Ashley when she entered the hospital to be treated for acute myeloid leukemia the first week of her senior year of high school.”
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