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  • noun UK, oncology Alternative spelling of leukemia.

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  • noun malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer

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Examples

  • Linda said wretchedly, 'In acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, which is what Rachel's got, chemotherapy causes remission almost always.

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  • Linda said wretchedly, 'In acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, which is what Rachel's got, chemotherapy causes remission almost always.

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  • On New Year's Eve 2008 Halsey's wife, Michelle, was diagnosed with chronic myloid leukaemia, which is treatable but not curable and for which she must take medication for the rest of her life.

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  • On New Year's Eve 2008 Halsey's wife, Michelle, was diagnosed with chronic myloid leukaemia, which is treatable but not curable and for which she must take medication for the rest of her life.

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  • Bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma, is imported from both the US and Europe.

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  • It is her last chance of survival because only an exact match of bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia, can be used in transplants.

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  • "It has become a life saving procedure for those individuals who have had the misfortune to contract diseases such as leukaemia and other blood disorders," he said.

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  • Bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma, is imported from both the U.S. and Europe.

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  • It is her last chance of survival because only an exact match of bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia, can be used in transplants.

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  • Bone marrow, which is used to treat cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma, is imported from both the U.S. and Europe.

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