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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Approximately every 3 minutes one person in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer.An estimated combined total of 156,420 people in the US are expected to be diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma in 2014. Leukemia causes more deaths than any other cancer among children and young adults under the age of 20; however, leukemia is diagnosed 10 times more often in adults than children. The 4 Types of Leukemia:Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALLAcute myelogenous leukemia (AML)Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) Approximately every 10 minutes, someone in the US dies from a blood cancer. African-American and Hispanic children with ALL tend to have a lower cure rate than children of other races. Blood Cancer is expected to account for 9.4 percent of the deaths from cancer in 2014, based on the estimated total of 585,720 cancer deaths. Leukemia strikes males and females of all ages and all races. It does not discriminate. LEUKEMIA Leukemia is a cancer of the early blood-forming cells. Most often, leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells, but some leukemias start in other blood cell types. Leukemia is often described as being either acute (fast growing) or chronic (slow growing). Different types of leukemia have different treatment options and outlooks. Treatments For Leukemia:ChemotherapyBiological TherapyTargeted TherapyRadiation TherapyStem Cell Transplant Symptoms:Fever or chillsPersistent fatigue, weaknessFrequent or severe infectionsLosing weight without tryingSwollen lymph nodes, enlarged liver or spleenEasy bleeding or bruisingRecurrent nosebleedsTiny red spots in your skin (petechiae)Excessive sweating, especially at nightBone pain or tenderness Prognosis:You get infection very easily,You can get Anemia and serious bleeding,Leukemia and chemotherapy can make the mouth sensitive, easily infected, and likely to bleed.
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