Leukemia

Leukemia

Leukemia

Did you know?

Some risk factors of leukemia are radiation, smoking, benzene (found in cigarette smoke and gasoline), Down syndrome, and family history.
(http://www.cancer.gov/)

Some symptoms of leukemia are swollen lymph nodes that usually don’t hurt (especially lymph nodes in the neck or armpit), fevers or night sweats, frequent infections, feeling weak or tired, and bleeding and bruising easily.
(http://www.cancer.gov/)

Though leukemia can develop at any age, it is most common in people over age 60.
(www.lls.org)

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Resources

Be the Match Patient Services
3001 Broadway Street N.E., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413
1(800)MARROW2 (627-7692) toll free
www.marrow.org

The Bone Marrow Foundation
30 East End Avenue, Suite 1F
New York, NY 10028
1(800)365-1336 toll free or 1(212)838-3029
www.bonemarrow.org

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310
White Plains, NY 10605
1(914)949-5213
www.lls.org

Leukemia Research Foundation
3520 Lake Avenue, Suite 202
Wilmette, IL 60091
1(847)424-0600
www.leukemia-research.org