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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Leukemia Symptoms

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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...
Source: MayoClinic

... 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...
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Leukemia Treatment

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... 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...
Source: MayoClinic

Leukemia Support

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Coping 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 ...
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Leukemia Other

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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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