my·​e·​loid | \ ˈmī-ə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce myeloid (audio) \

Definition of myeloid

: of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow

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Five of the last seven Pfizer cancer drugs were approved at an accelerated pace, without a late-stage trial, including Daurismo for acute myeloid leukemia in November. Jared S. Hopkins, WSJ, "Pfizer Pivots to Cancer Drugs for Growth," 27 Jan. 2019 After undergoing chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia, the 88-year-old opted to undergo the transplant in September, 2017, at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of Phoenix. Terry Tang, The Seattle Times, "Stem cell transplant cements Arizona men’s father-son bond," 10 Sep. 2018 Gadot held and kissed Sahady's 7-month-old daughter, Karalyne, who is being treated for an aggressive form of pediatric cancer called acute myeloid leukemia. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Dressed as Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot surprises kids in children's hospital," 9 July 2018 For the past four years, the funds have helped benefit the research of Dr. David Sweetser, chief of medical genetics at the hospital, who studies acute myeloid leukemia, the second most common type of leukemia in children and the most deadly. Katie Camero,, "Swimmers make waves in fight against cancer in Boston Harbor event," 13 July 2018 Warner Brothers exec and City of Hope patient and acute myeloid leukemia survivor Brian Lambert met his life-saving donor for the first time. Chuck Dauphin, Billboard, "Trent Harmon, Tegan Marie & More Hit The Field For City of Hope Celeb Softball Game," 10 June 2018 The cause was acute myeloid leukemia, her daughter Julia Griffin said. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Miriam Griffin, Who Put Nero in a New Light, Dies at 82," 1 July 2018 Pam had acute myeloid leukemia, a disease oncologists had struggled to treat for decades. Chadi Nabhan, STAT, "Barriers to genomic testing get in the way of precision medicine," 20 June 2018 At the start of training camp, Boyle was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia and returned in November, to only miss three games the rest of the season. Matthew Defranks,, "Panthers Roberto Luongo, Aleksander Barkov up for NHL awards Wednesday night," 19 June 2018

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1853, in the meaning defined above

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my·​e·​loid | \ ˈmī-ə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce myeloid (audio) \

Medical Definition of myeloid

1 : of or relating to the spinal cord
2 : of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow

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