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How is chronic lymphocytic leukemia staged?

... underarm lymph nodes, spleen, and liver) and by whether or not the patient
has anemia (too few red blood cells) or thrombocytopenia (too few ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-staging

Oprelvekin

Oprelvekin is used to help prevent thrombocytopenia (having a lower than
normal number of platelets in the blood), which in turn lowers a person's ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/oprelvekin

What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

... A shortage of platelets is called thrombocytopenia. A person with
thrombocytopenia may bleed and bruise easily. White blood cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-what-is-cll

What is acute myeloid leukemia?

... A shortage of platelets is called thrombocytopenia. A person with
thrombocytopenia may bleed and bruise easily. White blood cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-what-is-aml

Supportive care for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... abnormal antibodies. When antibodies cause low numbers of platelets,
it is called immune thrombocytopenia. Before diagnosing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia--chronic-lymphocytic-treating-supportive-care

Leukemia--Chronic Lymphocytic

... A shortage of platelets is called thrombocytopenia. A person with
thrombocytopenia may bleed and bruise easily. White blood cells ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003111-pdf.pdf

Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia by risk group

... causes it to attack his or her own red blood cells (called auto-immune hemolytic
anemia) or blood platelets (immune-mediated thrombocytopenia). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-treating-treatment-by-risk-group

Leukemia -- Chronic Myelomonocytic

... A shortage of platelets, called thrombocytopenia, can result in excessive
bleeding and bruising. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003113-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... thrombocytopenia Search [throm-bo-sy-toe-PEEN-ee-uh]. a decrease in the
number of platelets in the blood, which can result in an increased risk of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=t