Cancer Localisation: Blood
IN A NUTSHELL
Leukemia is the most common type of pediatric cancer covering about one third of pediatric cancer.
There are two main types of Leukemia:
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Here is the statistical breakdown of the different leukemia types:
|Full Name||Type (abbr)||% of total Leukemias|
|Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia||ALL||~75%|
|Acute Myeloid Leukemia||AML||~20%|
|Juvenile Myelomonocytic leukemia||JMML||Rare|
|Acute Promyelocytic leukemia||APL||Rare|
|Chronic Lymphoblastic Leukemia||CLL||Rare|
|Chronic Myeloid Leukemia||CML||Rare|
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