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National Cancer Institute: What You Need to Know About Leukemia

This National Cancer Institute (NCI) booklet (NIH Publication No. 08-3775) is about leukemia, a cancer that starts in the tissue that forms blood. This booklet tells about: the types of leukemia; diagnosis; treatment options; supportive care you may need before, during, or after treatment; tests the doctor may give you during follow-up visits; taking part in research studies. This booklet also has lists of questions that you may want to ask your doctor.


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