Leukemia

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Leukemia

Leukemia

Symptoms

Causes

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Under a Microscope

Treatments

- Chemotherapy- Radiation Therapy- Bone marrow transplants- Biological therapy- Stem cell transplants

- Flu-like symptoms- Loss of appetite or weight- Easy bleeding or bruising- Cuts don't heal- Bone or joint pain

- Exporsure to radiation- Exposure to electromagnetic fields- Genetic conditions- Previous blood diseases- Exposure to toxic chemicals

Who It Affects

- Children under 15 years old- Most common in caucasians- Men at higher risk- People who work around chemicals- Smokers

- No known way to prevent leukemia- Best method is to avoid high doses of radiation- Avoid smoking and tobacco use

Preventions

Parts of the body affected

- Blood Stream- Bones - Skin


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