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Leukemia Types and Their Characteristics

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Male patient in a hospital bed talking to a doctor with his wife sitting by him.
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Examining blood cells on microscope slide.
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Acute versus chronic leukemia


Exhausted woman.
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Symptoms of acute leukemia


Doctor checking thyroid glands
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Symptoms of chronic leukemia


Leukemia cells.
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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)


Senior woman with cancer and her health care providers.
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Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)


ALL cancer cells and red blood cells.
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Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)


Senior man getting chemotherapy.
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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)


Oncologist working at desk.
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How doctors predict the course of your leukemia


Oncologist giving information to female cancer patient.
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Leukemia knowledge is power


Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

@HealthGal1103

Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”