Philadelphia chromosome

What is Philadelphia chromosome?

It is a specific chromosomal abnormality that is associated with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). It is the result of a reciprocal translocation between chromosome 9 and 22. The presence of this translocation is a highly sensitive test for CML.

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Sir, My Sister XXXXXXX Subramanian has undergone a diagnosis of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. I am attaching her report for your reference. I want...

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Hi XXXXXXX

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I have noted the details provided and reviewed the reports.

I feel that the test results are consistent with...

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I am diagnosed for Chronic mylegenous leukemia chronic phase with BCR ABL RT-PCR 67.4% blast cell <5% , TLC 0000 in March 13.

I am taking Imatinib...

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Disease has responded

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Your disease has responded quite well to imatinib. However, this is...

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MY NEWPHE HAD BEEN TREATE FOR CANCER ALL TYPE HAVING T CELL after 1 and half year it came back again having around 80% blast whats your suggestion...

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Pediatric acute lymphocytic leukaemia (ALL) has a good outcome as compared to many other cancers, but still has...

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