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Studies of workers exposed to high amounts of it have shown a link to myeloid leukemia and other cancers, according to the National Cancer Institute.
The danger posed by serious catfights comes from the fact that deep wounds are one of the principal ways that feline leukemia and immunodeficiency disease are transmitted.
The five-year survival rate for leukemia in America has almost doubled, from 34% in the mid-1970s to 63% in 2006-12.
These include various leukemias and forms of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Her nephew, who has leukemia, is the son of Robinson’s deceased brother.
The former Alabama standout's mother is a two-time breast-cancer survivor and his sister is a leukemia survivor.
At 14, the native New Yorker was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
Novartis’ Kymriah was approved for a form of aggressive leukemia.
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First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
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