Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.  

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Leucocyte (White blood cell)

Any blood cell that contains a nucleus.  There are three major subdivisions: granulocytes, lymphocytes and monocytes, which are involved in protecting the body against foreign substances and in antibody production.