Recent Examples of leukemia from the Web
The danger of leukemia is especially great in people with a preleukemic condition called clonal hematopoiesis.
Some research shows that breastfeeding can also reduce the risk of Type 1 diabetes, childhood leukemia and atopic dermatitis.
Gene editing procedures could also treat patients with sickle cell anemia, HIV, and multiple types of cancers including leukemia and breast cancer.
Dear Miss Manners: A close friend was diagnosed with leukemia.
A Louisiana State University toxicologist found leukemia rates here to be 40 times the national average.
Novertis’s CAR-T would be used in patients age 25 and under whose cancer comes back after chemotherapy -- about 600 people a year in the U.S. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common cancer in children.
Last December, Lottie Tomlinson and Louis Tomlinson's mother, Johanna Deakin, passed away after a battle with leukemia.
Scott died Friday at the age of 15 following a battle with leukemia.
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Origin and Etymology of leukemia
First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
LEUKEMIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leukemia for English Language Learners
medical : a very serious disease in which the body forms too many white blood cells
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Definition of leukemia for Students
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