NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,940 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
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- An aggressive (fast-growing) type of leukemia (blood cancer) in which too many B-cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the bone marrow and blood. It is the most common type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Also called B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia and precursor B-lymphoblastic leukemia.