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Glossary: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

acute lymphoblastic leukemia

(uh-KYOOT LIM-foh-BLAS-tik loo-KEE-mee-uh)

An aggressive (fast-growing) type of leukemia (blood cancer) in which too many lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called acute lymphocytic leukemia and ALL.

2009-02-26

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