Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia - Also known as ALL, acute lymphocytic leukemia is a type of blood cancer that progresses rapidly, affecting immature white blood cells called lymphocytes (or lymphoblasts). Lymphocytes are found in the blood and bone marrow and are designed to fight infection. A person with ALL develops abnormal numbers of white blood cells rather quickly. Also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute lymphoid leukemia, ALL is the most common type of leukemia in children.
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