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Can leukaemia get diagnosed in first stage if so how will be the symptoms and treatments for first stage leukaemia patients?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Leukemia Staging: There are many different types of leukemia. Acute leukemias (myeloid or lymphoblastic) do not have a staging system. It is either in remission or not in remission. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia does have different stages and the need for therapy is based on a number of factors. Chronic myeloid leukemia is usually diagnosed in chronic phase and is very treatable.

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