Leukemia Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Leukemia.

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  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

2,195 words, approx. 8 pages
Leukemia Definition Leukemia (pronounced loo-KEE-mee-uh) is a form of cancer (see cancer entry) in which the body produces too many white blood cells. Many forms of leukemia have been identified. They... Read more
442 words, approx. 2 pages
Leukemia The abnormal proliferation of white blood cells causes a type of cancer known as leukemia. Leukemia is primarily caused by chromosomal instability, which leads to the transfer of genes from o... Read more
2,288 words, approx. 8 pages
Leukemias Leukemia is a cancer that starts in the organs that make blood, namely the bone marrow and the lymph system. Depending on their characteristics, leukemias can be divided into two broad types... Read more
230 words, approx. 1 pages
Leukemia Leukemia is a disease of the blood-forming organs. Primary tumors are found in the bone marrow and lymphoid tissues, specifically the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes. The characteristic common... Read more
962 words, approx. 4 pages
Leukemia A set of related cancers that form in the bone marrow and other blood-producing organs. Leukemia is named after the leukocytes, white blood cells which mutate before maturity and become cance... Read more