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Leukemia is not a single disease. Instead, the term leukemia refers to a number of related cancers that start in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow.Chemotherapy is the major form of treatment for leukemia. This drug treatment uses chemicals to kill leukemia cells. Biological therapy works by using treatments that help your immune system recognize and attack leukemia cells.Targeted therapy uses drugs that attack specific vulnerabilities within your cancer cells. Radiation therapy uses X-rays or other high-energy beams to damage leukemia cells and stop their growth.
Chemotherapy is the standard treatment for many types of leukemia. Even when a cure isn't possible, chemotherapy may help you live longer and feel better.
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