• Basics
  • Part 1 reviews some basics about this leukemia that may help you learn about it and start to cope. (nccn.org)
  • risk
  • Being exposed to high levels of radiation is a risk factor for both ALL and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). (cancer.org)
  • For example, Japanese atomic bomb survivors had a greatly increased risk of developing acute leukemia. (cancer.org)
  • Exposure to such radiation, especially very early in life, may carry an increased risk of leukemia, but this is not clear. (cancer.org)
  • often
  • The leukemia is often found when the doctor orders blood tests for some unrelated health problem or during a routine checkup. (lundbeck.com)