Leukemia is often thought to be a childhood cancer. However, almost 90 percent of all leukemia cases are diagnosed in adults. About 29,000 adults and 2,000 children are diagnosed with leukemia each year in the U.S.
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of blood cells. At UAMS, we not only want to help treat your condition but also help you understand what you are facing.