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www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=leukemia-90-P02324

It makes blood cells. When a child has leukemia, the bone marrow makes abnormal blood cells that don't mature. The abnormal cells are usually white blood ...

www.breakthroughs.com/foundations-science/common-misconceptions-about-leukemia-explained

A lymphoblast from a human leukemia patient. In acute lymphoblastic leukemia ( ALL), these immature white blood cells divide uncontrollably and spread ...

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These cells do not fight infection in the same way that normal white blood cells do . There are four common types of leukemia, including: Chronic lymphocytic ...

medlineplus.gov/chroniclymphocyticleukemia.html

Leukemia is a term for cancers of the blood cells. Leukemia starts in blood- forming tissues such as the bone marrow. Your ...

stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/cancer/leukemia/diagnosis/cbc.html

A complete blood count (CBC) measures the size, number, and maturity of different blood cells in a sample for diagnosing conditions like leukemia.

www.emedicinehealth.com/leukemia_health/article_em.htm

Normal blood contains white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. All three types of blood elements develop from one immature cell type, called blood/ marrow ...

www.nationwidechildrens.org/family-resources-education/health-wellness-and-safety-resources/helping-hands/blood-counts-for-patients-receiving-chemotherapy-or-radiation-therapy

A complete blood count (CBC) is done to find out the hemoglobin value and the number and types of blood cells and platelets. This Is How the Blood Count Is ...

www.health.ny.gov/statistics/cancer/registry/abouts/leukemia.htm

ALL affects the lymphocytic type of white blood cells. acute myeloid leukemia ( AML). AML occurs in both adults and children and is sometimes called acute non - ...

www.winchesterhospital.org/health-library/article?id=20370

Diagnosis of Leukemia ... Blood tests will show changes in blood cells. Tests include: ... Bone marrow test is the only way to confirm leukemia. A bone marrow  ...

www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/acute-myeloid-leukaemia-aml/about-acute-myeloid-leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a type of blood cancer that starts from young white blood cells called granulocytes or monocytes in the bone marrow. The bone ...