myelodysplasia love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Abnormal development of the spinal cord.
  • noun Dysplasia of myelocytes and other cells in the bone marrow.

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  • noun medicine Any of various conditions characterized by the faulty or inadequate production of bone marrow or blood cells

Etymologies

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myelo- +‎ dysplasia

Examples

  • Unlike Frei, though, Canellos had turned from advocate to adversary of megadose chemo regimens, in part because he had been among the first to notice a devastating long-term side effect: as doses escalated, some chemotherapeutic drugs damaged the marrow so severely that, in time, these regimens could precipitate a premalignant syndrome called myelodysplasia, a condition that tended to progress to leukemia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Unlike Frei, though, Canellos had turned from advocate to adversary of megadose chemo regimens, in part because he had been among the first to notice a devastating long-term side effect: as doses escalated, some chemotherapeutic drugs damaged the marrow so severely that, in time, these regimens could precipitate a premalignant syndrome called myelodysplasia, a condition that tended to progress to leukemia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Unlike Frei, though, Canellos had turned from advocate to adversary of megadose chemo regimens, in part because he had been among the first to notice a devastating long-term side effect: as doses escalated, some chemotherapeutic drugs damaged the marrow so severely that, in time, these regimens could precipitate a premalignant syndrome called myelodysplasia, a condition that tended to progress to leukemia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Working with mice with normal blood stem cells, Scadden, who is also co-chair of Harvard's inter-School Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (SCRB), and his team found that when they made a particular genetic alteration in the bone cells surrounding the blood stem cells of the mice, the mice developed a condition called myelodysplasia, a blood disease that is often a precursor of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), a highly aggressive, usually fatal, form of cancer.

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  • Sontag, having survived uterine and breast cancer, had been diagnosed with myelodysplasia, a precancerous disease that often sours into full-blown leukemia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Sontag, having survived uterine and breast cancer, had been diagnosed with myelodysplasia, a precancerous disease that often sours into full-blown leukemia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Sontag, having survived uterine and breast cancer, had been diagnosed with myelodysplasia, a precancerous disease that often sours into full-blown leukemia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The agency also wants to eliminate its use in myelodysplasia, a form of leukemia.

    Merrill Goozner: What Happens When a Heavily-Advertised Drug Harms?

  • Perhaps myelodysplasia should be taken off the list.

    Merrill Goozner: What Happens When a Heavily-Advertised Drug Harms?

  • Morton began praying for Sagan after he was diagnosed with myelodysplasia, a disease related to leukemia, in the winter of 1995.

    Unbeliever's Quest

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  • 1916 Amer. Jrnl. Med. Sci. 151 470 Most cases of enuresis nocturna, he thinks, can not be attributed to myelodysplasia.

    July 23, 2008