NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,130 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- chronic leukemia
- listen (KRAH-nik loo-KEE-mee-uh)
A slowly progressing cancer that starts in blood-forming tissues such as the bone marrow, and causes large numbers of white blood cells to be produced and enter the blood stream.