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  1. Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells
    1. How do the various types of leukemia, lymphoma, and plasma cell myelomas differ based on malignant transformation?
    2. Why are malignant disorders of white blood cells commonly associated with bone marrow depression?

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Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells
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Lymphoma, leukemia, and plasma cell myeloma (multiple myeloma) are shared
neoplastic disorders of the lymphoid tissues and bone marrow. Leukemia is a malignant
neoplasm of immature (Precursor) stem cells that is distinguished by diffuse substitution of the
bone marrow using neoplastic blasts.

Lymphoma on the other hand is characterized by

malignancy of c...

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