Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

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

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Granulocyte

Any of a group of white blood cells that, when stained with Romanowsky stains, are seen to contain granules in their cytoplasm.  They can be subclassified on the basis of the colour of the stained granules into neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils.