Conditions and Treatments from the Leukemia Program

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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Cancer

We lace 'em up every morning knowing that in some significant way we will have made a stride toward the common mission: decreasing the burden of cancer. STEPHEN SALLAN, MD While childhood cancer is a

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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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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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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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