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What You Need To Know About™ Leukemia

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This booklet is about leukemia. Leukemia is cancer of the blood and bone marrow (the soft material in the center of most bones). Learning about medical care for your cancer can help you take an active part in making choices about your care.

This book covers:

  • Basics about blood cells and leukemia
  • Types of doctors who treat leukemia
  • Treatments for leukemia, including cancer treatment research studies

This booklet has lists of questions that can help you talk with your doctor. Many people find it helpful to take a list of questions to a doctor visit.

The information in this booklet was last updated in September 2013.