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Symptoms of Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia enters the blood quickly and spreads to various areas around the body, such as bones, joints, and vital organs, within months.

By Eileen Bailey

Leukemia Patient Tips: Getting the Best Care

As a medical journalist with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Andrew Schorr shares his tips for how leukemia patients can find the best care for themselves.

By Rachel Zohn

Leukemia Spreads Systemically, Without Tumors

When leukemia spreads, it is called “systemic” rather than “metastatic.” Leukemia cells can quickly enter the bloodstream and circulate throughout the body.

By Eileen Bailey

Leukemia Comes in a Dizzying Variety of Types

Understanding more about the type of leukemia you have can help you make treatment decisions and get a clearer sense of your prognosis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Some Leukemias Come as Surprise Diagnosis

Everyday minor ailments like bruising and rashes may actually be chronic leukemia symptoms, while acute leukemia symptoms can be urgent and life-threatening.

By Elizabeth Millard

Leukemia: The Basics

Learn the basics about leukemia, including the main types, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors.

By Eileen Bailey