2-8 November, Children with Leukemia Week


Cancer incidence in childhood leukemia creates 35% and is ranked first. According to the type of leukemia cells; ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) and AML (acute myeloblastic leukemia) to be divided into two main groups. Under the age of 16 each year in sub-classes themselves tanımlanabilir.türkiye 1200-1500 new cases of leukemia have been reported in children.

Leukemia causes are not yet fully elucidated. With new advances in cytogenetic and molecular techniques; genetic predisposition, radiation, benzene and derivatives thereof (fish, etc.), chemicals, such as pesticides, are shown with some inherited disease that causes leukemia and working together of certain viral diseases. Leukemia is seen at any age. The most common in childhood is increasing in 2-5 years. Less than 1 year, and decreased response to therapy in new cases over 10 years.
Any meat that of circulating blood in our veins we give the main production location in bone blasts name with a password change occurs in the host cell in our marrow occurs an increase in immature blood cells. These cells are rapidly spreading bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, liver, keeps the brain and central nervous system.


The symptoms of leukemia in children:

* Anorexia
* Anemia
* Slimming
* Bone pain in the legs
* Bleeding under the skin (red spots or bruising)
* Nose and gingival bleeding
* Fire

bulgulardır.ayrı first observed by spreading the symptoms on the organ, such as headache, vomiting, abdominal pain, visual disturbances may be important. They apply to these complaints pediatric hematology (blood disorders) experts made mostly liver and spleen examination, enlargement of lymph glands, gastrointestinal bleeding can be determined.

The blood, bone marrow, and to determine the cell type through genetic tests may provide definitive diagnosis.

Further tests in the diagnosis of leukemia types usually will help you in determining the principles of treatment.


Treatment begins with the first method of correcting the general situation. At this stage, blood or from special cells in the donor's blood (voluntary blood donors person) on leukemia to the patient, making the infection is present the necessary struggle, kidneys, liver, and taking preventive measures of the side effects of the heart of chemotherapy drugs is very important.

In addition, patients and their families to be informed about the disease, leukemia is not hopeless, on the contrary is a good treatment and the second step to be explained that the provision of improvement of up to 85% in the treatment of leukemia with moral support.


Too high a dosage of at least 6 kinds of different intravenous drug in 4-6 weeks and is administered orally. The goal is the destruction of malignant blasts name given host.

However, these chemotherapy drugs, unfortunately, is not only adversely affect cells of our body well, is to destroy the useful cells. Therefore, our children are balding, in the mouth, gaping wounds in the intestines, they halsizleş. Again, the defense cells that protect our body against infections because the immune system is not being destroyed by drugs, the smallest microbe, the disease is spread all over the body, even cause severe febrile infections.

Therefore our children with leukemia from the people around them, from the air, to take water and wear a mask to protect against germs.