Question by  tmc1581 (22)

What is leukemia?

I always hear how horrible it is, but not WHAT it is.


Answer by  sunflower249 (338)

It is a form of cancer which affects the blood, or bone marrow. Sufferers have a very high white blood cell count. It affects both children and adults, though it is commonly thought of as a children's disease.


Answer by  RaySimpson (47)

It's something to do with bone marrow. I think it's like cancer of the bones and can be cured through bone marrow replacement.


Answer by  Bobmarlin (34)

Leukemia is a type of cancer that targets the blood and or bone marrow. All cancer is terrible but leukemia is especially menacing because blood (which is produced in bone marrow) is a main component of the immune system.


Answer by  bean11 (2803)

Leukemia is a horrible disease, and definitely deserves its reputation. Leukemia is a very serious, quickly spreading type of cancer.


Answer by  Trueakitalover (1728)

It is a disease that affects bone marrow most of the time it is a type of cancer that affects all people of all ages, nationalities.

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