Information about Major Human Diseases: Leukemia

Causes, symptoms, definitions, treatments and preventions for some of the major human diseases.

Definition

leukemia /leu·ke·mia/ (loo-ke´me-ah) a progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, marked by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow.leuke´mic

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Famous People with Leukemia

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Different Types

There are different types of Leukemia.  Use the links below to more information about the types.  Make sure you cross reference what you find.

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