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What is leukemia?

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Leukemia is a form of blood cancer in which a white blood cell becomes malignant and multiplies inside bone marrow. Leukemia may be acute or chronic. Chemotherapy and/or stem cell transplantation (bone marrow transplant) can be used to treat leukemia, and may result in a cure.

From: Types of Blood Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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