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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

Targeted therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... including low red blood cell counts (anemia), low levels of certain white blood
cells (neutropenia), and platelet counts (thrombocytopenia), are also ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia--chronic-lymphocytic-treating-targeted-therapy

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

Palliative care for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... abnormal antibodies. When antibodies lower the numbers of platelets, it
is called immune thrombocytopenia. Before diagnosing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-treating-palliative-care

Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

... myeloma. The most common side effects of lenalidomide are
thrombocytopenia (low platelets) and low white blood cell counts. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/detailedguide/multiple-myeloma-treating-chemotherapy

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