Leukemia: Overview

Modified on 2009/10/14 21:35 by admin
Stem cells located in the bone marrow transform and produce white blood cells. When the transformation from stem cell to white blood cell malfunctions a cancer or leukemia of the blood forms. There are several types of leukemia with most types attacking the white blood cells. White blood cells are the key to the body's immune system. Without proper white blood cell development the body becomes more vulnerable to infection.

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