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Childhood Leukemia: Most Common Childhood Cancer - CNL
Childhood leukemia is the most common childhood cancer with more than 3,500 children in the U.S. diagnosed each year. Patrick Zweidler-McKay, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital, talks about symptoms, diagnoses and treatment of this blood disease. Zweidler-McKay also discusses health problems that may occur decades after treatment and encourages long term follow-up doctor visits.

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Title: Childhood Leukemia: Most Common Childhood Cancer - CNL
Summary: Childhood leukemia is the most common childhood cancer with more than 3,500 children in the U.S. diagnosed each year. Patrick Zweidler-McKay, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital, talks about symptoms, diagnoses and treatment of this blood disease. Zweidler-McKay also discusses health problems that may occur decades after treatment and encourages long term follow-up doctor visits.
Keywords: cnl, cancer newsline, childhood, leukemia, cancer, blood, Zweidler –McKay, pediatric, child, side effects, diagnoses, treatment, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, ALL, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia , AML, Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, JMML, stem cell, bone marrow, transplant, long term, heart, problems
Transcript: http://www.mdanderson.org/transcripts/cancer-newsline/2011/childhood-leukemia--most-common-childhood-cancer12-12-11.htm