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In early 1974, the daughter of Philadelphia Eagles tight end Fred Hill was undergoing treatment for leukemia, and Hill and his wife, Fran, were spending most of their time in the hospital.
And systemic cancers such as leukemia could not be treated by proton therapy alone.
Fernanda, 9, frequently needs transfusions following chemotherapy treatment for her acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Ramirez will be raising funds and awareness for LLS in honor of his grandmother, Fulvia Grimaldi-Ramirez, a professional ballerina, who lost her life to leukemia.
Flying Toasters will share a stage Sunday to help Benick pay medical bills related to a recent diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia.
The director of the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University, Druker (left) is best known for his groundbreaking work in developing Gleeveac to treat and manage chronic myeloid leukemia.
One of those survivors is Corinth, Mississippi, high school student Addie Pratt, who recalled for Billboard her battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
Not just because, at four years old and suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, having to sit through round after round of medicine was an unpleasant way to spend his days.
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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
LEUKEMIA Defined for Kids
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