All about Leukemia

By: Presleigh Parks

What exactly is Leukemia ?

Leukemia is a type of blood cancer. Their are various types of Leukemia that you can get. Some that you can get are, Acute myeloid leukemia, and Chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The most common ages that catch leukemia are anything from age 41-96. The most common leukemia is called " Acute lymphoblastic leukemia". There are more than 5,000 cases of this type of leukemia a year. It also effects many young children.

What are the symptoms ?

  • Some of the symptoms and pain you will experience are .....
  • Pain in the joints and bones
  • Body weakness
  • Fever
  • Rashes on skin and red spots
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Also shortness in breathing

Here are some ways that you can prevent getting leukemia!

  • Some ways that you can prevent getting leukemia are by.....
  • Wash your hands.
  • Avoid high dose of radiation
  • Also don't smoke or use tobacco

Also their are ways that you can help too!!!!!

  • Ways that you can help
  • Donating blood
  • Giving white blood cells
  • Volunteering at hospitals
  • Helping out the families of the patients