Please tell me about Leukemia and its remission or recovery rates these days?

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Offline Karen W.

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How successful is treatment these days? Is there a good recovery rate or is it always fatal?

What kind of treatments are used for chronic Leukemia..?

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Does anyone have any statistics on this?

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Does anyone have any statistics on this?

Hi Karen,

It is not an easy question:

- There are different types of acute and chronic leukemias, with totally different response to the available treatments and different survival rates.

- This particular forum seems to have quit discussions about leukemia treatment.  My fault: cod liver oil was too much for any wise dude... [;)]

This link out of many may serve you well:

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/leukemia/article_em.htm
http://www.abpi.org.uk/publications/publication_details/targetLeukaemia/details/detail_pg16_b.asp

Ikod



BTW, there had been reported miracles and spontaneous regressions in any sort of dreadful disease.
Unfortunately they are too rare.
Statistically, only life is ALWAYS fatal.
George, that another_someone, would have liked it.

« Last Edit: 01/09/2008 20:25:34 by iko »

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Thanks IKO.. Yes he would.


I will check out the links now.. Thanks a bunch Iko!

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Is there a more adult geared statistic page that you know of Iko?

I found that,that page referred more to children and teens!

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