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what are the first sign and symptoms of leukemia?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on Type o: There are several types of leukemia, often classified as acute or chronic. This makes 4 types of blood cancers, each with a differnt course and different treatment results. Acute leukemias cause acute illness with fevers and bleeding in skin and other body sites. Chronic leukemia has a slow onset and patients may not feel anything other than mild fatigue or weight loss. A blood test reveals type.
Answered on Jun 29, 2013

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