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which types of leukemia are there?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
4 types: They come as 2 acute and 2 chronic types of leukemias. Your hematologist/oncologist can explain the differences.
Answered on Jun 29, 2013
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Four categories...: They are acute myeloid or acute lymphoid leukemia (aml and all), and chronic myeloid or chronic lymphoid leukemia (cml and cll). However, there are variants within each of these categories that reflect their unique molecular natures. The categories simply reflect the expression of markers of differentiation along each of these lineages and the ability to mature. More specific info if you wish.
Answered on Jun 26, 2016

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