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Leukemia Symptoms

Do you have symptoms? Leukemia symptoms can vary widely, depending on the type of leukemia you have. Common leukemia symptoms include: Fever or chills Recurrent nosebleeds Persistent fatigue, weakness Frequent or severe infections Bone pain or tenderness Losing weight without trying Swollen lymph nodes, enlarged liver or spleen Easy bleeding or bruising Excessive sweating, especially at […]

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Understanding Leukemia

Understanding Leukemia Cancer of the blood is called Leukemia. Types of leukemia are named after the specific blood cell that becomes cancerous. There are 4 main types of leukemia in adults: Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) There are other, less common types of leukemia […]

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Leukemia

If you have found this information helpful, please consider making a donation by clicking the orange ‘donate now’ button in the upper right corner. Every dollar donated helps bring us one step closer to ending the battle against Cancer. Let’s give hope to all cancer patients today. Is Blood Cancer Leukemia? Leukemia is cancer that starts in the tissue […]

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Lymphoma

Newly diagnosed with Lymphoma? We Can Help. ACF provides comprehensive information for people dealing with cancer. We depend on donations from the general public to support and empower all cancer patients. Please Support us. Start your Cancer education here. Vital to helping you understand your condition and manage your care is keeping track of important phone numbers, […]

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Childhood Cancer

This is the official site of the American Cancer Fund®  Getting an understanding of Childhood Cancers “Each School day 46 children are diagnosed with Cancer” From Candelighters.org Typically, the factors that trigger cancer in children are usually not the same factors that may cause cancer in adults. Rarely, there may be an increased risk of […]

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Bone Cancer

If you have found this information helpful, please make a donation by clicking the orange button on the upper right corner. Let’s give hope to all cancer patients. What is Bone Cancer? Bone cancer is an uncommon cancer that begins in a bone. Bone cancer can begin in any bone in the body, but it most […]

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Cancer 101

Understanding Cancer: Cancer begins in cells, the building blocks that form tissues. Tissues make up the organs of the body. Normally, cells grow and divide to form new cells as the body needs them. When cells grow old, they die, and new cells take their place. Sometimes, this orderly process goes wrong. New cells form […]

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What We Fund

American Cancer Fund® – What we Fund In addition to providing relevant and up-to-date cancer information and educational resources, the American Cancer Fund also provides Cancer research grants to organizations that work on cancer cures, treatment, detection, and research projects, and have shown the ability to effectively use the funds they receive. We have also provided a […]

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