leukemia leukemia  /lu ˈki mi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's hard not to get excited about an experimental cancer drug that shows real promise fighting chronic myeloid leukemia.
  2. Cancer researchers who believe that leukemia in man, and especially in children, must somehow be caused by virusesas are similar diseases in fowl, mice, rats, cows and.

News

  1. Celebrating 25 Years and Counting: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's “Team In Training” Goes the Distance and Beyond for ...

    This year alone, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is supporting more than 300 research projects with one goal in mind: Discovering lifesaving therapies for blood cancer patients. And in 2013, “Team In Training” (TNT), a flagship LLS fundraising campaign and the world’s first and largest endurance sports training program, is marking its landmark 25th anniversary. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Caddies In Spotlight Leukemia Can't Keep Stephen Petrovic From Carrying His Brother Tim's Bag

    This is part of The Courant series on caddies. The story on Wednesday is on Stephen Petrovic, who continues his on-going fight with leukemia and returns to caddie for his brother Tim in the Travelers Championship.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  3. Leukemia Can't Keep Petrovic From Carrying His Brother's Bag

    Stephen Petrovic, who had a stem cell transplant last year for acute myeloid leukemia, is the comeback caddie kid.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

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Quotes

  1. "I think the leukemia taught me to think step by step," Van der Weijden said. "When you're laying in the hospital bed and feeling so much pain and feeling so tired, you don't want to think about next week or next month, you're only thinking...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Maarten van der Weijden Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's an unusual sentence to hear - the first word is cancer, the next word is leukemia, and then everything should be all right," Toronto coach Paul Maurice said. "I'm not familiar with the condition so it was new that something like this...
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Paul Maurice Source: SI.com

  3. The second time that she's helped with such a cause, Rihanna adds: "Leukemia is the most common disease children in the US die of and we need to change that. I urge everyone to sign up as a bone marrow donor with DKMS. If we have more donors, we can...
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Rihanna Source: The Gossip Girls (blog)

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