Leukemia and Lymphoma 1 of 2

Overview:
Discussion of the cancers of blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Leukemia types:
    • Acute vs. chronic
    • Lymphocytic vs. myelogenous
  • Leukemia symptoms
  • Childhood leukemia
  • Leukemia treatments
  • Targeted therapies including Gleevec
  • Bone marrow transplants

Guest:
Dr. Maria Baer is the head of the Hematologic Malignancies Program at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. Dr. Baer is also a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: August 7, 2013

         
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