NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,159 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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chronic eosinophilic leukemia
(KRAH-nik EE-oh-SIH-noh-FIH-lik loo-KEE-mee-uh)
A disease in which too many eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) are found in the bone marrow, blood, and other tissues. Chronic eosinophilic leukemia may stay the same for many years, or it may progress quickly to acute leukemia.