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Swollen lymph nodes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, your doctor may need: Your medical history. Your doctor will want to know when and how your swollen lymph nodes developed and if you have any other signs or symptoms. A physical exam. Your doctor will also want to check lymph nodes near the surface of your skin for size, tenderness, warmth and texture. The site of your swolle...

Cancer: Symptoms, Stages,
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Sep 8th, 2021 - Overview What is cancer? Cancer is a disease that develops when cells in your body divide at a faster rate than normal. These abnormal cells grow into a lump — or tumor. How is the stage of cancer determined? Your healthcare provider will perform tests to determine the extent and severity of your cancer. A number will then be assigned to your diagnosis. The higher the number, the more cancer ha...

Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enlarged-spleen/symptoms-causes/syc-20354326

Sep 4th, 2021 - Overview Enlarged spleen Open pop-up dialog box Close Enlarged spleen Enlarged spleen The spleen is a small organ usually about the size of your fist. But a number of conditions, including liver disease and some cancers, can cause your spleen to become enlarged. Your spleen is an organ that sits just below your left rib cage. Many conditions — including infections, liver disease and some cancer...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 10th, 2021 - Chronic lymphocytic leukemia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic specialists collaborate to create effective, personalized treatment plans. Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and social d...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352428

Aug 10th, 2021 - Overview Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. The term "chronic" in chronic lymphocytic leukemia comes from the fact that this leukemia typically progresses more slowly than other types of leukemia. The term "lymphocytic" in chronic lymphocytic leukemia comes from the cells affected by th...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352433

Aug 10th, 2021 - Diagnosis Blood tests Tests and procedures used to diagnose chronic lymphocytic leukemia include blood tests designed to: Count the number of cells in a blood sample. A complete blood count may be used to count the number of lymphocytes in a blood sample. A high number of B cells, one type of lymphocyte, may indicate chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Determine the type of lymphocytes involved. A te...

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Causes, Therapy, T
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6212-acute-myeloid-leukemia-aml

Jul 21st, 2021 - Overview What is acute myeloid leukemia (AML)? Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a blood cancer that starts in your bone marrow. As part of your skeletal system, this spongy tissue inside your bones produces blood cells. The bone marrow produces three types of cell lines: White blood cells. Red blood cells. Platelets. White blood cells help your body fight infections. In people with AML, the bone...

Chronic myelogenous leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-myelogenous-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352422

Jun 11th, 2021 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a doctor or nurse uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). A bone marrow biopsy is often done at the same time. This second procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed marrow...

Chronic myelogenous leukemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-myelogenous-leukemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352427

Jun 11th, 2021 - Chronic myelogenous leukemia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic offers compassionate, comprehensive care for people with chronic myelogenous leukemia. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, your care is directed by blood disorder specialists (hematologists) who focus exclusively on evaluating and treating people with chronic myelogenous leukemia. These hematologists form a team with other expe...

Chronic myelogenous leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-myelogenous-leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352417

Jun 11th, 2021 - Overview Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is an uncommon type of cancer of the bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. CML causes an increased number of white blood cells in the blood. The term "chronic" in chronic myelogenous leukemia indicates that this cancer tends to progress more slowly than acute forms of leukemia. The term "myelogenous" (my-uh-LOHJ-uh-n...

Myelofibrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myelofibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355057

Jun 8th, 2021 - Overview Myelofibrosis is an uncommon type of bone marrow cancer that disrupts your body's normal production of blood cells. Myelofibrosis causes extensive scarring in your bone marrow, leading to severe anemia that can cause weakness and fatigue. Bone marrow scarring can also cause you to have a low number of blood-clotting cells called platelets, which increases the risk of bleeding. Myelofib...

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Symptoms, T
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21564-acute-lymphocytic-leukemia

May 23rd, 2021 - Overview What is acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)? Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is a fast-growing blood cancer that forms in immature white blood cells called lymphocytes. It starts in the bone marrow (soft, spongy tissue inside bones), which is where white blood cells form. ALL usually spreads quickly to other areas of the body, such as the spleen, liver, lymph nodes, testicles, brain and ...

Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 18th, 2021 - Overview Parts of the immune system Open pop-up dialog box Close Parts of the immune system Parts of the immune system The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system, which protects against infection and disease. The lymphatic system includes the spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as the tonsils and adenoids. Lymph node clusters Open pop-up dialog box Close Lymph ...

Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20352638

May 18th, 2021 - Overview Parts of the immune system Open pop-up dialog box Close Parts of the immune system Parts of the immune system The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system, which protects against infection and disease. The lymphatic system includes the spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as the tonsils and adenoids. Lymph node clusters Open pop-up dialog box Close Lymph ...

Heart Cancer: Prevalence, Sym
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May 12th, 2021 - Overview Cardiac Tumor What is heart cancer? Heart cancer occurs when diseased cells grow out of control on or near the heart. These cells form a tumor. Cancer that begins in the heart is primary heart cancer. This form of heart cancer is extremely rare. Heart cancer more commonly occurs when cancer cells spread to the heart from cancer in a nearby organ. For example, lung cancer may spread to ...

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/non-hodgkins-lymphoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20375680

May 4th, 2021 - Overview Parts of the immune system Open pop-up dialog box Close Parts of the immune system Parts of the immune system The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system, which protects against infection and disease. The lymphatic system includes the spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as the tonsils and adenoids. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins ...

Cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370594

Apr 27th, 2021 - Diagnosis Cancer screening Diagnosing cancer at its earliest stages often provides the best chance for a cure. With this in mind, talk with your doctor about what types of cancer screening may be appropriate for you. For a few cancers, studies show that screening tests can save lives by diagnosing cancer early. For other cancers, screening tests are recommended only for people with increased ri...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL):
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Apr 22nd, 2021 - Overview What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia? Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer. What is bone marrow? Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside your bones. This tissue contains stem cells, which produce blood cells. How does chronic lymphocytic leukemia affect my body? Typically, the stem cells in your bone marrow produce two types of blood stem cells: ...

Sézary Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Tre
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Apr 10th, 2021 - Overview What is Sézary syndrome? Sézary syndrome is a rare cancer that affects the skin and the blood. It can lead to: Cancerous cells in the blood. Enlarged lymph nodes. Extensive skin rashes or lesions (tumor or other skin abnormalities). Sézary syndrome is a type of chronic (ongoing) cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). CTCLs cause lymphocytes (white blood cells) called T-cells to multiply out...

Acute myelogenous leukemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 10th, 2021 - Acute myelogenous leukemia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with acute myelogenous leukemia. Members of your care team work together to deliver exactly the care you need. A diagnosis of acute myelogenous leukemia requires immediate evaluation so that treatment can begin promptly. When you request an appointment at Mayo Clinic, we work quickly t...