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Understanding Leukemia

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Understanding LeukemiaThis booklet is for anyone interested in learning more about leukemia. It explains the four main types of leukemia, how leukemia is diagnosed, general methods of treatment and how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society can help.

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Doctors do not know the causes of most cases of leukemia. They do know that once the marrow cell undergoes a leukemic change, the leukemia cells may grow and survive better than normal cells. Over time, the leukemia cells crowd out or suppress the development of normal cells.

last updated on Wednesday, September 05, 2012
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