from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Originating in or produced by the bone marrow.
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- adj. Originating in, or produced by, bone marrow
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as myelogenic.
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Dr. Lange has led many national studies to treat acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and is responsible for developing national trials to reduce the side-effects of leukemia and its treatment.
Leukemias (acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia)
She had acute myelogenous leukemia, a type of leukemia common among adults but rare among children.
He was diagnosed in 2003 with acute myelogenous leukemia.
More than 3,000 people have signed up to be potential bone-marrow donors since word spread that 11-year-old Shannon Tavarez, one of the child stars of "The Lion King" on Broadway, needed a transplant to combat her acute myelogenous leukemia.
Despite their split, they eventually managed to come back together when O'Neal was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia in 2001 (it has since been controlled with the drug Gleevec).
That's what appears to be happening with imatinib (Gleevec), a drug used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia.
For most of those in which it is known, including some blood cancers other than chronic myelogenous leukemia, there aren't yet drugs that target the defect.
Anna Burger, the executive director of union campaign arm, Change to Win, brought up Deb Lovell, a state worker in New Hampshire and wife of a chronic myelogenous leukemia patient, who despite earning $30,000-a-year salary would see her health care plan taxed under the proposal.
The songwriter, who lost her own daughter to acute myelogenous leukemia in 1996, is giving $100,000 to the Children's National Medical Center in Washington to restore a music therapy program that was in danger of being cut due to lack of funding.