Childhood Leukemia


Key information about childhood leukemia includes the following:
  • Leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow and causes large numbers of blood cells to be produced and enter the bloodstream. In childhood leukemia, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells, which are leukemia cells.
  • In cancers such as leukemia that appear throughout the body during their earliest stages, screening does not appear to be useful. Instead, children with possible symptoms of leukemia should be seen by their physician.
  • Each year about 2,000 children are diagnosed with childhood leukemia.
7 Easy Tips for Starting Solids

Child Leukemia

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.