Luekemia

About Leukemia

Leukemia is a blood cancer. It begins in the bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft spot in the middle of the bone.

Symptoms

It is new lump or a swollen gland. They also can be nose bleeds or the bleeding of gums.

Possible Causes

The leukemia cells will out number the normal working cells. AML is type of leukemia that makes the production of white blood cells uncontrollable.

Cancer Growth

Stages of Leukemia

It is normally diagnosed after chronic lymphocytic. They check the the bone marrow to see what stage it is in.

Treatments

If a patient has a stem cell transplantation which makes it treatable with high doses of radiation.

Survival Rates

The normal survival rate is 80% to 90%. So that means if you get leukemia you have a good chance of surviving.  

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