Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that starts in the tissues that form blood.
The types of leukemia can be grouped based on how quickly the disease develops and advances. Leukemia is either chronic (which usually gets worse slowly) or acute (which usually gets worse quickly):
Our blood cancer care specialists are dedicated to helping patients throughout the Willamette Valley - including Albany, Corvallis, Eugene, Florence, Lincoln City, and Newport, Oregon.
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