Conditions and Treatments from the Hematologic Malignancy Center

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

What is acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)? In the form of leukemia known as acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a group of white blood cells called lymphocytes is affected. It is also sometimes

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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Acute myelogenous leukemia, or AML, is a type of blood cancer. It is a quickly progressing disease in which too many abnormal white blood cells are found in the bone marrow, the soft, spongy center of

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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

What is leukemia? Leukemia is blood cancer. It develops in the bone marrow—the soft, spongy center of the long bones that produces the three major blood cells. What is chronic myelogenous leukemia

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Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that causes cells in the lymphatic system to abnormally reproduce, eventually making the body less able to fight infection. It is the most common cancer in people

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Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia

Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) is a rare type of blood cancer that occurs when bone marrow production of white blood cells becomes severely disregulated. In children with JMML, the bone

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Burkitt's Lymphoma

Burkitt's lymphoma (also called small noncleaved cell lymphoma) is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer in the lymphatic system. Burkitt's lymphoma is the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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Large Cell Lymphoma

Large cell lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It's a cancer in the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system, which works to fight disease and infections. Large cell lymphoma may

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Leukemia

Overview Leukemia is cancer of the blood and develops in the bone marrow. The bone marrow is the soft, spongy center of the long bones that produces the three major blood cells: white blood cells to

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Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disorder that occurs when your child has too many of a certain type of white blood cell. The white blood cell affected is called a Langerhans cell (it was

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