Diagnosis & Treatment Glossary
Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.
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One form of rare childhood leukaemia. A preponderance of immature monocytes, a type of white blood cell, is produced in the marrow. The marrow continues to produce these abnormal cells, which crowd out other healthy blood cells.
Oxford Concise English-Chinese Medical Dictionary (Second Edition 2000), Oxford University Press
Churchill’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary (Fourth Edition 2004), Longman
Online Merriam Webster dictionary at www.merriam-webster.com
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