A total of 500 cells of WBC were counted and blasts cells over 20% are regarded as acute leukaemias.
Most of acute leukaemias can be classified as myeloid, B lymphoid and T lymphoid based on different antigenic expression of the blast cells.
It is responsible for up to 80% of acute leukaemias
in adults with slight male preponderance.
The research was supported by the Medical Research Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Leukaemia
and Lymphoma Research, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Microsoft Research and the Wellcome Trust.
are malignant disorders which are rapidly fatal if left untreated but they are curable with appropriate treatment.
Occasionally we see a household with several cats who have all contracted feline leukaemia
Only 50% of children diagnosed with MLL leukaemia
survive longer than two years after receiving standard therapy.
Dr Cooke explained that previous research has shown kids who develop leukaemia
tend to undergo changes to their DNA while in the womb.
WORLD-LEADING scientists at a new research centre in Scotland will have a cure for a key form of leukaemia
within 10 years.