By Ashley Riley
Leukemia is known as the proliferation of malignant blood cells in the world. Leukemia is
becoming major dangerous power in many parts of the World. This disease, which people are
afraid of, causes bad effects in our body that we cannot resist. While this bad illness that
develops beyond our control feels a sense of hopelessness to patients, scientists have begun to
find treatment methods for this disease and have continued to develop these methods over
time. The scientific definition of leukemia as Christian Nordqvist (Mon 27 November 2017)
mentions that ‘’ Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow. Bone marrow produces
blood cells. Leukemia can happen when there is a problem with the production of blood cells.
It usually affects the leukocytes, or white blood cells.It is most likely to affect people over the
age of 55 years, but it is also the most common cancer in those aged under 15 years.’’ The
cause of this dangerous disease and the treatment methods of the disease are spreading more
and more throughout the world. It is more dangerous for children when there is a danger of
having this disease in all age groups. But after a lot of treatment methods, the solutions
produced for people with this disease have been the light of hope for all mankind. The method
of treatment that gives the power to fight for families of people with this disease and the
factors that cause this disease is the biggest source of power in this way. The treatment
methods and causes of this disease are as follows;
First of all, there are some reasons that cause this disease. Even if there is no certainty of these
reasons, these causes are seen as causing the disease with a rate of 70%. Christina Chun ( on
August 25, 2017) mentions that ‘’ The causes of leukemia aren’t known. However, several
factors have been identified which may increase your risk. These include:a family history of
leukemia ,smoking, which increases your risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
genetic disorders such as Down syndrome blood disorders, such as myelodysplastic
syndrome, which is sometimes called “preleukemia” previous treatment for cancer with
chemotherapy or radiation exposure to high levels of radiation exposure to chemicals such as
benzene.’’ After studies in our country and abroad, leukemia is not a single factor, many
reasons have been identified and people have been warned to protect from the above reasons.
In fact, these causes are not only caused by leukemia, but also by many bad diseases.
Secondly, Nowadays, as in every disease, leukemia treatment methods are also available.
These methods, unfortunately, some patients to follow the methods to be applied economically difficult, and many patients in this way is saved from the disease.
Mayo Clinic Staff (March 13,2018) mentions that ‘’ Treatment for your leukemia depends on many factors.
Your doctor determines your leukemia treatment options based on your age and overall
health, the type of leukemia you have, and whether it has spread to other parts of your body,
including the central nervous system.Common treatments used to fight leukemia include:
Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is the major form of treatment for leukemia. This drug
treatment uses chemicals to kill leukemia cells. Depending on the type of leukemia you have,
you may receive a single drug or a combination of drugs. These drugs may come in a pill
form, or they may be injected directly into a vein.And lastly,biological therapy,targeted
therapy and radiation therapy.’’ But these are not the only treatment methods. The
high morale of a sick person and the support of the environment always have a positive effect
on him and help him to overcome the disease. It is very important to protect the patient in the
most accurate and controlled way after the treatment.
Leukemia is not a disease that can be despaired or unresolved. People of all ages
around us can have this disease. The important thing is that we are sensitive to and sensitive
to sick people. We must make them feel happy and strong all the time. And we can help
leukemia patients by supporting charities for this disease. Because the psychological support
we receive always affects our health positively. Although leukemia disease is difficult and
long to cure, every person who comes out of this tough battle becomes a stronger individual
with the happiness of his victory. Scientists are trying to prevent the cancer from being able to
prevent and prevent cancer. Every person who is strong and manages to stay happy can
always beat this disease, doctors say.
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