Eosinophilic Leukemia

  • 1. What is Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Leukaemia starts when normal healthy blood cells change and grow uncontrollably. About blood cells Blood cells are formed in the bone marrow, the red, spongy tissue inside the long bones in the body. Changes in the bone marrow cells can result in too ...
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  • 3. Risk Factors for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • A risk factor can be anything that influences the development of any cancer. But having a risk factor, or many, does not give certainty of having particular cancer. Some people with no risk factors can also develop cancer.  Eosinophilic leukaemia can rarely be caused by a genetic mutation that ...
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  • 5. Sign and Symptoms of Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • People with eosinophilic leukaemia may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with eosinophilic leukaemia do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom can be a different medical condition that is not leukaemia. CoughFeverFeeling full quickly while eatingUne...
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  • 6. Diagnosis for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Many tests are performed to find or diagnose cancer. They also do tests to see if cancer has spread to another part of the body from where it began. If this happens, it is called metastasis. For instance, imaging tests can represent if cancer has spread. Imaging tests show pictures of the body from...
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  • 7. Stages of Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Staging is the procedure of determining where the tumour is located, whether it has spread or not, and how it grows. While assessing the cancer stage, many factors are taken into account. Unlike most solid tumours, eosinophilic leukaemia doesn't have a formal staging system. However, doctors use...
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  • 8. Treatment Option for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • "Standard to care" refers to the best-known treatment. In cancer care, different doctors work together to bring out an overall treatment plan for the patient. This is called a multidisciplinary team.  Treatments recommendations depend on many factors: The size, grade and type of tumourWhethe...
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  • 9. Clinical Trials About Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • On the path to finding different ways to treat cancer, various research and trials have been carried out to find safe and effective treatments other than the standard ones. Every drug that is used now was once tested in clinical trials. The clinical studies mainly focus on finding a safe, effective...
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  • 10. Latest Research for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Doctors are learning more about AML, ways to prevent it, the best way to treat it, and how to give the best care to people diagnosed with this disease. The following research areas may comprise new alternatives for patients with the help of clinical trials. Always talk with the doctor about the bes...
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  • 11. Coping with Treatment of Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • A cancer diagnosis can be overburdening, but you can find ways to cope with stress and uncertainty with time. Whether chemotherapy or radiotherapy, every cancer treatment has its side effects that can cause changes in the body, either physically or mentally. People do not encounter the same side...
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  • 12. Follow-up Care for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Care for a cancer patient does not end with the end of active treatment that was going on. Even after that, the health care team looks after the cancer recurrence, managing the side effects developed due to the treatment and monitoring your overall health. This is called follow up care. Your fol...
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  • 13. Survivorship for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Survivorship can have different meanings for different people. But commonly, it refers to; Having no signs of cancer post-treatmentCancer survivorship initiates from the moment of diagnosis and continues during treatment and throughout a person's life. Survivorship is the most complicated par...
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  • 14. Questions to ask Healthcare Team about Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • When making up your mind about treatment, you must know every detail about the treatment you opt for. It would be best to ask questions about anything about cancer that you don't understand. Don't forget to ask the healthcare team questions during and after the treatment.  Questions to ask a...
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  • 15. Additional Resources for Eosinophilic Leukemia
  • Here are a few links -  https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/leukemia-eosinophilichttps://www.healthline.com/health/leukemia/eosinophilic-leukemiahttps://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/chronic-eosinophilic-leukemiahttps://cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-types/leukemia...
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