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Cancer Glossary: Words You Need to Know

Leukemia

A disease, of which there are several variants, characterized by a proliferation of white blood cells (leukocytes) in the bone marrow; since it is in the marrow that the main elements of blood (including red blood cells) are formed, this production is disrupted. Leukemia cells can also invade certain organs. open next page to see More