Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is cancer?
  2. What is leukemia?
  3. What is the difference between acute leukemia and chronic leukemia?
  4. What are the most common types of leukemia?
  5. What are other cancers that affect blood cells?
  6. Am I at risk of developing leukemia?
  7. Why does smoking increase a person's chance of developing leukemia?
  8. What are the symptoms of leukemia?
  9. What are some tests for leukemia?
  10. How does a doctor collect bone marrow?
  11. Can my primary doctor treat leukemia?
  12. How does my doctor decide which leukemia treatment is best for me?
  13. What are the standard treatments for leukemia?
  14. What is chemotherapy?
  15. What is biological therapy?
  16. What is radiation therapy?
  17. What is stem cell transplantation?
  18. What are the different types of stem cell transplantation?
  19. What is a clinical trial?
  20. What new treatments for leukemia are being developed?
  21. Where can I find more information about research on leukemia?

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