a group of cancers in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs over-produce abnormal white blood cells.
Cancer of the white blood cells.
A malignant disease of the white blood cells.
A disease in which the number of white cells in the blood is increased due to cancerous multiplication of immature white cells
from the greek meaning "white blood". Often referred to as cancer of the blood. Characterised by the widespread uncontrolled proliferation of large numbers of abnormal blood cells, usually of the white cell lineages, which take over the bone marrow and often spill out into the blood stream.
malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
An increase in the number of ineffective and immature white blood cells causing a weakened immune system which leaves the body susceptible to infection.
A progressive, malignant disease of the blood and blood-forming organs, characterized by over-proliferation and development of leukocytes (a type of white blood cell). There are many different forms of leukemia. sp. US: Leukemia See also: Haematology WWW Resources for Leukaemia
Form of cancer resulting in an overproduction of abnormal white blood cells. This overproduction suppresses normal red blood cell and platelet production.
Cancer that begins in developing blood cells in the bone marrow
(USA spelling leukemia) A type of cancer of the blood; a malignant proliferation of blood cells
A group of cancers of the white blood cells. The course of the disease varies with the type of leukaemia.
A condition affecting the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow, can be referred to as cancer of the blood (system).
a group of bone marrow cancers in which white blood cells divide uncontrollably, affecting the production of normal white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets
Cancer of the tissues in the bone marrow, spleen and lymph nodes.
A cancer of the blood cells. There are many different types. See leukaemia section.