Ch 16: Blood Cancers: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Blood Cancers chapter of this College Pathophysiology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master cancers of the blood. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of blood cancers.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering college pathology material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding leukemia, non-Hodgkins lymphoma and multiple myeloma.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about blood cancers.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra science learning resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Blood Cancers chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Blood Cancers chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • What is the difference between leukopenia and leukocytosis?
  • What are the different types and symptoms of anemia?
  • Which parts of the body are typically affected by non-Hodgkins lymphoma?
  • How do doctors diagnose and treat multiple myelomas?

10 Lessons in Chapter 16: Blood Cancers: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Leukopenia? - Causes & Types

1. What is Leukopenia? - Causes & Types

Leukopenia is a decreased number of white blood cells. This can leave a person vulnerable to infections. Learn about the different types of leukopenia: neutropenia and lymphopenia and their causes.

What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types

2. What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types

Leukocytosis is an increased number of white blood cells. It is often an indication of infection. Learn about the causes of leukocytosis and the five types: neutrophilia, lymphocytosis, monocytosis, eosinophilia and basophilia.

Leukemia: Location and Types

3. Leukemia: Location and Types

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow that involves the overproduction of white blood cells. Learn about the different types of leukemia: Acute Lymphocytic, Acute Myelogenous, Chronic Lymphatic and Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.

Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments

4. Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments

Leukemia is a cancer involving the bone marrow and blood cells. Learn about the signs and symptoms of leukemia, as well as treatment options, such as chemotherapy, radiation, biological therapy, and bone marrow transplantation, in this lesson.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Definition, Location, Signs & Treatments

5. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Definition, Location, Signs & Treatments

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer that begins in the lymphatic system and involves the lymphocytes. Learn where this cancer occurs in the body as well as the signs and treatment options for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in this lesson.

Multiple Myeloma: Cells Involved, Tests, and Treatments

6. Multiple Myeloma: Cells Involved, Tests, and Treatments

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, particularly the bone marrow. Learn about this cancer, the tests and treatments for it, and more in this lesson.

What are Plasmolysis & Deplasmolysis?

7. What are Plasmolysis & Deplasmolysis?

In this lesson, you'll learn what happens during plasmolysis and deplasmolysis and their relationship to water balance in plants. You'll also learn where these processes occur in everyday life.

What is Immunoglobulin A?

8. What is Immunoglobulin A?

Learn about the most highly produced antibody in our system, immunoglobulin A (IgA). Discover how IgA maneuvers into body cavities, acting as an important defense against bacteria and viruses.

What is Immunoglobulin G?

9. What is Immunoglobulin G?

Immunoglobulin G is one of the most abundant and important antibodies in our bodies. We will cover some information about this antibody to gain a better understanding of what it is, what it does and the different types.

What is Immunoglobulin M?

10. What is Immunoglobulin M?

In this lesson you will discover what Immunoglobulin M is, where it is found, and some of its functions. You will also learn why its presence is important in your body.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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