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When do you usually develop leukemia?
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Young or old
You can develop leukemia at any age, but for acute leukemias there is a peak in childhood and another peak in older age (>60).

In brief: Young or old
You can develop leukemia at any age, but for acute leukemias there is a peak in childhood and another peak in older age (>60).
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology
In brief: It depends...
Generally speaking, children are affected the most.
Leukemia is the most common cancer in the pediatric population especially the type called b lymphoblastic leukemia formerly known as precursor b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (b-all). The elderly also have an increased frequency of leukemia and other hematologic malignancies.

In brief: It depends...
Generally speaking, children are affected the most.
Leukemia is the most common cancer in the pediatric population especially the type called b lymphoblastic leukemia formerly known as precursor b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (b-all). The elderly also have an increased frequency of leukemia and other hematologic malignancies.
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