WONDER #1173: What Is Leukemia?

Question 1 of 3

Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects which blood cells?

  1. white blood cells
  2. red blood cells
  3. platelets
  4. none of the above

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is the most common type of childhood leukemia?

  1. acute myelogenous leukemia
  2. acute lymphocytic leukemia
  3. chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  4. chronic myelogenous leukemia

Question 3 of 3

Most forms of childhood leukemia develop how?

  1. rapidly
  2. slowly
  3. genetically
  4. none of the above

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