Leukemia Treatment and Symptoms General leukemia; Leukemia cancer
Cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow, and causes large numbers of blood cells to be produced and enter the bloodstream.
Leukemia or leukaemia (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood o ...
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1-2 of 5 more...Signs and symptoms
... Signs and symptoms for each type of leukemia differ, but common symptoms include: Fever or chills Persistent fatigue, weakness Frequent infections Loss of appetite or weight Swollen lymph nodes, enlar...
... Doctors classify leukemia in two ways. The first is by how fast the leukemia progresses: Acute leukemia. In acute leukemia, the abnormal blood cells are immature blood cells (blasts). They can''t carr...
1 of 1Treatment
... Unlike other types of cancer, leukemia isn''t a solid tumor that can be surgically removed. The source of the problem is really the bone marrow. But you can''t just remove bone marrow, because it prod...
1 of 1Coping skills
... A diagnosis of leukemia can be devastating — especially for the family of a newly diagnosed child. Remember that no matter what your concerns or prognosis, you''re not alone. The road ahead may ...
1-2 of 18 more...Donor Leukocyte Infusion
... Over the past 25 years, bone marrow transplantation has increased cure and long-term survival rates for patients diagnosed with leukemia and other blood disorders. Nonetheless, many patients who succe...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
... Leukemia is a word that frightens many people. In the past, most people with leukemia (lu-KE-me-ah) didn''t survive; today many people do. As research continues, more and better treatments become avai...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
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