leukemogenic


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leu·ke·mo·gen·ic

(lū-kē'mō-jen'ik),
Pertaining to the causation, induction, and development of leukemia; manifesting the ability to cause leukemia.

leukemogenic

adjective Causing leukemia, an acute or chronic disease characterized by an abnormal number of leukocytes or the presence of abnormal leukocytes

leu·ke·mo·gen·ic

(lū-kē'mō-jen'ik)
Pertaining to the causation, induction, and development of leukemia; manifesting the ability to cause leukemia.
Synonym(s): leukaemogenic.
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17) Long term safety of the drug, in particular of its Leukemogenic potential is still questionable.
Since APL is such a unique disorder and is sensitive to several less leukemogenic medications, including ATRA and arsenic trioxide.
The P190, P210, and P230 forms of the BCR-ABL oncogene induce a simple chronic myelodic leukemia-like syndrome in mice but have different lymphoid leukemogenic activity.
Leukemogenic potential may need to be considered as part of the risks-and-benefits deliberation when recommending treatment for localized prostate cancer," he said.
For example, if there is a desire to determine whether benzene has been leukemogenic (i.
In addition, the region of MLL that breaks and joins to other genes in leukemogenic translocations is remarkably conserved at just over 8 kilobases (kb) in a central region of the gene.
Select the function that is NOT associated with leukemogenic mechanisms in CML.
The Phase 2 study will be conducted at multiple centers in North America and is expected to enroll up to 60 patients with secondary AML (patients with antecedent myelodysplastic syndrome or prior exposure to leukemogenic therapy).
Youngsters treated with leukemogenic chemotherapy regimens need yearly complete blood cell count surveillance for 10 to 15 years after treatment.
61] However, scientific documentation of, and substantial agreement on, benzene's leukemogenic properties did not come for another sixty years, when the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer ("IARC") addressed it.