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Definition of leukemia: Cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue, such as the bone marrow, and causes large numbers of abnormal blood cells to be produced and enter the bloodstream. 

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Leukemia to learn about leukemia symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.


Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy

Leukemia Statistics | Did You Know?

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Key statistics about leukemia from the SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2010.

Prevention, Genetics, Causes

Information related to prevention, genetics, and risk factors


Information about managing the physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment

Clinical Trials

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Information related to cancer incidence, mortality, and survival