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Are there different types of leukemia?

Leukaemias are classified according to the type and maturity of the white blood cells that are affected. Aggressive leukemia is referred to as acute, whereas leukemia that takes a long time to cause clinical problems is referred to as chronic.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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