⚠️ First, we must agree to read all warning signs because they are all extremely important!! Before it is too late.
Have you ever heard of leukemia? This is a very common type of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, leukemia is responsible for 3.7% of all new cancer cases in the United States. In addition, leukemia is the most common cancer in children and adolescents and accounts for 1 in 3 cases of cancer in this age group.
What is leukemia?
Leukemia is a condition that is characterized by the production of abnormal white blood cells. There are the most common types of leukemia. They include the following:
lymphocytic leukemia that affects lymphocytes which develop into lymphatic tissue. As a result, it damages a part of your immune system;
myelogenous leukemia – affects myeloid cells which develop into red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelet-producing cells.
Leukemia may have two forms:
chronic – slow-growing, it can take a long time before the condition cause health problems;
acute – develops rapidly and needs immediate treatment.
Most people with chronic leukemia can live with it for many years, while, in most cases, chronic leukemia is more difficult to cure.