Hairy Cell Leukemia

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Our veterans deserve honors every day  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Delaware County Daily TimesTrue, it took 40 years, but the VA, relying on an independent study by the Institute of Medicine, decided B cell leukemia, such as hairy cell leukemia; ...

VA adds three more diseases to Agent Orange 'presumptive' list  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Times-StandardThis is good news for those veterans suffering from B cell leukemias (such as hairy cell leukemia); Parkinson's Disease; and ischemic heart disease. ...

Benefits application simplified for Vietnam veterans  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Stanly News & PressThe illnesses affected by the recent decision are B cell leukemias, such as hairy cell leukemia; Parkinson's disease; and ischemic heart disease. ...

Targeting B-Cell Surface Proteins to Fight Cancer  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Mesothelioma WebExamples include non-Hodgkins lymphoma, prolymphocytic leukemia (PLL) and hairy cell leukemia (HCL). B-cell targeting has become a heightened topic of ...

Genetic anti-discrimination law goes into effect  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Examiner.comRegents of the University of California as an example: John Moore was treated for hairy-cell leukemia, and under the recommendation of attending physician ...

VA health-care changes  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Muncie Star PressThey are B cell leukemias, such as hairy cell leukemia, Parkinson's disease and ischemic heart disease. Like the other presumptive diseases, ...

Veterans' News  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
The River Journal...for Vietnam veterans suffering from Parkinson's disease, ischemic heart disease (IHD) and B-cell leukemias such as hairy-cell leukemia. ...

Columnist Richard Mial: VA extends benefits for Agent Orange  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
La Crosse Tribune..."I can personally tell you that veterans have been denied for the b-cell leukemia, hairy cell leukemia," Gausmann said. "We're attempting to reach those ...

Retiree Activities Corner  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Capital FlyerThe illnesses are B cell leukemias, such as hairy cell leukemia; Parkinson's disease; and ischemic heart disease. This brings the total number of presumed ...

Legislation would fast-track benefits  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Warren Tribune Chronicle...anyone who served "in country" in Vietnam and develops an ischemic heart condition, Parkinson's disease or Hairy cell leukemia can receive compensation. ...

The poison lingers for some veterans  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Worcester TelegramEarlier this month, the VA added Parkinson's disease, B-cell (also known as hairy cell) leukemia, and ischemic heart disease to the list of “presumed ...

New puzzle shows piece of future  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Wilton BulletinMr. Giermek was diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia and had to have emergency surgery on an infection in his leg that would have killed him within two days. ...

News in brief  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
West Salem Coulee NewsThe illnesses affected by the recent decision are B cell leukemias, such as hairy cell leukemia; Parkinson's disease; and ischemic heart disease. ...

Briefs: Sopori to host Community Day  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Green Valley News...compensation if they suffer from any of these diseases, which include Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL), Parkinson's Disease and Ischemic heart disease. ...

Report: VA lags on Agent Orange research  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
NavyTimes.comFor the 2008 report, the committee was asked “whether the occurrence of hairy cell leukemia should be regarded as being associated with exposure to the

Blood drive planned to benefit area leukemia  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
Herald ZeitungScott Roessing, superintendent of The Koehler Company in Seguin, suffers from hairy cell leukemia, a rare blood cancer that causes the

Heart Disease Risk Linked To Agent Orange  -  ‎Jul 25, 2009‎
eMaxHealthSome studies also suggest increased risk of hairy cell leukemia, a type of lymphoma, from herbicide exposure, another possible health problem related to

In Defense of Patenting DNA: A Pragmatic Libertarian Perspective  -  ‎Jul 26, 2009‎
Institute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesIn 1976, John Moore was diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia. His physician, David Golde at the UCLA Medical Center, advised Moore to have splenectomy,

Man's battle with cancer inspires booklet  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Times DailyIn 2004, the 33-year-old Killen man was diagnosed with hairy-cell leukemia, an uncommon, slow-growing cancer of the blood. "You could've knocked me over

Donors turn out to help area man  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Herald ZeitungRoessing, the superintendent of The Koelher Company in Seguin, suffers from hairy cell leukemia, a rare blood disease that causes the body to make too many

EP, FORM, WIT, AHT, BCPC, BCRX Expected To Be Lower Leading Up To ...  -  ‎Jul 14, 2009‎
TMC Net...including T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia, adult T-cell leukemia, and hairy cell leukemia; and for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

50 Years Of Hairy-Cell Leukemia Research To Be Observed  -  Dec 5, 2008
Media Newswire (press release),COLUMBUS, Ohio th In 1958, Ohio State University cancer researcher Dr. Bertha Bouroncle first identified a deadly disease now known as hairy-cell leukemia,

Cladribine Added to Standard Induction Therapy Improves Survival ...  -  Dec 23, 2008
Cancer Consultants,...[1] Cladribine (2-CDA) is a purine analog with immunosuppressive properties that is the preferred first-line treatment of hairy cell leukemia.

Cancer Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or Leukemia or Chronic ...  -  Dec 5, 2008
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung),...or Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia or Acute Myelogenous Leukemia or Hairy Cell Leukemia " contains detailed information on the current drug pipeline.

Pancake breakfast to benefit Maki  -  Oct 23, 2008
Lake County News Chronicle,Craig was recently diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia. Craig and Toni celebrated their first anniversary on Oct. 13. Craig is an LPN, and he got a job with

BUYINS.NET: (JNJ) SqueezeTrigger Price is $63.343. There is ...  -  Oct 29, 2008
Trading Markets (press release),...and LEUSTATIN (cladribine), for hairy cell leukemia. Prescription drugs in the pain management field include DURAGESIC (fentanyl transdermal system,

Eternal Youth For Baby Boomers Spawns A Horrendous Disease  -  Apr 23, 2008
io9,And now the teenager, Emma, has had to take grueling treatments to guard against possible cancers and "hairy cell leukemia." Even after she's pronounced

Life and death ... and selling a book  -  Mar 2, 2008
Sacramento Bee,Doctors ultimately settled upon hairy cell leukemia, a rather rare disease with about 600 cases a year reported in the United States.

No Advantage for Weekly vs Daily CDA in Hairy Cell Leukemia ...  -  Dec 9, 2007
DG NewsBy John Gever ATLANTA, GA -- December 9, 2007 -- Weekly administration of 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine (CDA) in patients with hairy cell leukemia was as toxic as

Immunomedics Develops New Interferon Product Using Dock-and-Lock  -  Dec 10, 2007
CNNMoney.comIt has received FDA approval for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. In oncology, it is indicated for the therapy of hairy cell leukemia,

Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management  -  Dec 11, 2007
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and hairy-cell leukemia are included in this chapter. The role of transplantation is minimally discussed.

EMEA adopts paediatric class waiver list  -  Dec 6, 2007
Pharma Times (subscription),...treatment of lung, breast or prostate carcinoma, hairy cell leukemia and multiple myeloma), as well as neurodegenerative diseases (eg, Alzheimer’s,

community reaches out to aid dairy farmer's family  -  Nov 15, 2007
SunJournal.com (subscription),...is getting help with medical and funeral expenses from the community. steven yeaton of farmington was diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia on aug.

supper to benefit family of steven yeaton  -  Nov 15, 2007
Central Maine Morning Sentinel,4-h and sports and who was a father and husband. yeaton, 44, was diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia in august during a routine physical and died oct.

Railroad worker settles $2 million case for $34000  -  Oct 3, 2007
Southeast Texas Record,He believes his diagnosis of hairy cell leukemia in March 2003, was a result of Union Pacific's negligence in allowing the toxic chemical exposure.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Pipeline Report Out Now  -  Sep 18, 2007
Genetic Engineering News (press release),Lymphocytic Leukemia or Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia or Acute Myelogenous Leukemia or Hairy Cell Leukemia Drug Pipeline Report" to their offering.

Caregiver becomes patient  -  Sep 17, 2007
Victorville Daily Press,Camello has hairy cell leukemia, so called because of the appearance under a microscope of the dwindling white blood cells in her body.



Background information on Hairy Cell Leukemia [When available]

Hairy cell leukemia is a rare form of leukemia. Abnormal white blood cells bearing hair-like projections are seen on blood film examination, hence the name. It is treated with chemotherapy.One of the first indicators is an enlarged spleen.

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