Holistic Treatment For Leukemia in Scottsdale, AZ
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It is brought about by the DNA mutation of a single cell in the bone marrow, that causes cells to develop and function improperly.
The American Cancer Society estimates that in the U.S. in 2020, there will be approximately 82,310 new cases of Leukemia and approximately 21,000 deaths will be attributed to the condition
The 4 main types of Leukemia are:
- Acute myeloid leukemia (AML): the most common type of acute leukemia. Common in older adults (65+ yrs old)
- Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL): a common type of leukemia in children, teens, young adults, and those up to 39 years of age.
- Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML): is more common in adults 65 years of age or older, more so in men.
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL): the most common chronic leukemia in adults. It’s most common in adults over age 65).