Leukemia, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Diseases & Disorders Series
  • Melissa Abramovitz
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420505424
  • ISBN-13: 9781420505429
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 120 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Leukemia applies to several diseases of the blood-forming tissues encountered in both sexes and at all ages. This book explains the different types of leukemia and what is currently known about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for each. With full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers the latest statistics along with information on new treatments, drugs, and future research.

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Diseases & Disorders Series

The DISEASES & DISORDERS series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes include primary and secondary source quotations, annotated bibliographies and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

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