What is leukemia?
Leukemia is a name for many different bone marrow cancers, specifically cancers of the white blood cell precursors, also known as leukocyte blasts.
One of the most common treatments for leukemia, especially the aggressive acute forms, is a complete bone marrow transplant.
In the United States bone marrow transplants are common and therefore to facilitate paring patients with donors the world’s largest bone marrow registry, the National Marrow Donor Program, was created. Read the full article…