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What is leukemia?

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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology
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In brief: Blood cancer

Generally speaking, leukemia is a form of cancer, more specifically a cancer that usually originates in the bone marrow and then spreads into the blood.
There are many different types and subtypes with their own particularities.

In brief: Blood cancer

Generally speaking, leukemia is a form of cancer, more specifically a cancer that usually originates in the bone marrow and then spreads into the blood.
There are many different types and subtypes with their own particularities.
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Blood cell cancer

Leukemia is cancer of one of the bone marrow cells.
The cells start growing quickly and either enter the blood stream where they are first detected or build up in the bone marrow where people are diagnosed after becoming ill from infection or bleeding because the normal blood cells are crowded out and can't do their jobs. Granulocytes, lymphocytes, red cells and platelets can turn cancerous.

In brief: Blood cell cancer

Leukemia is cancer of one of the bone marrow cells.
The cells start growing quickly and either enter the blood stream where they are first detected or build up in the bone marrow where people are diagnosed after becoming ill from infection or bleeding because the normal blood cells are crowded out and can't do their jobs. Granulocytes, lymphocytes, red cells and platelets can turn cancerous.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Dr. Stephen Noga
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Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Cancer

Camcer of blood cells or bone marrow.

In brief: Cancer

Camcer of blood cells or bone marrow.
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair
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