What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person With Leukemia? Center

Leukemia is a group of cancers of the blood affecting the white blood cells. White blood cells are the infection-fighting cells of the body.

In adults, leukemia is most common in people older than 55 years, with the average age of diagnosis being 66 years. It is also one of the most common cancers in children and adults younger than 20 years. The survival rate is higher for younger people. Read more: What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person With Leukemia? Article

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