leukemia

what is this disease?

this disease means..

A progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leukocytes. These suppress the production of normal blood cells, leading to anemia and other symptoms.

how to prevent from getting leukemia..

There is no known way to prevent most types of leukemia. Some types of leukemia may be prevented by avoiding: High doses of radiation, Exposure to the chemical Benzene, Smoking and other tobacco use, and certain types of chemotherapy to treat other types of cancer.

how do you get leukemia..?

Scientist don't understand the exact causes of leukemia. It seems to develop from a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

treatments for leukemia.

leukemia is not a single disease. Instead, the term leukemia refers to a number of related cancers that start in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow. There are acute and chronic forms of leukemia, each with many subtypes that vary in their response to treatment.

how many people can get this disease?..