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By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. - July 07, 2009
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Topic: Leukemia - by Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Leukemia is a group of cancers of the blood-forming tissues. The word leukemia tends to be used as an umbrella term. Back in the 19th century it was one single homogenous disease that was deadly and characterized by a white appearance of blood samples. However with our growing understanding of pathologic and cytologic processes we can now differentiate numerous diseases which require different treatment.
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