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Leukemia - An Overview

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood-forming cells. When leukemia develops, the body produces large numbers of abnormal blood cells that appear and behave differently from normal blood cells.

To better understand what happens when you have leukemia, it is helpful to know about normal blood.

Normal Blood
Types of Leukemia
Causes and Symptoms of Leukemia
Diagnosis of Leukemia
Treatment of Leukemia

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