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I'm sitting here watching GMA, glance up and see in the ticker across the bottom: Chronic Leukemia linked to radiation exposure
Umm, DUH!?!? Guess I'll have to go find the article and read it now to find out the rest of the story.
Answer by 3libras at 11:37 AM on Nov. 8, 2012
Answer by Nimue930 at 11:58 AM on Nov. 8, 2012
Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 12:15 PM on Nov. 8, 2012
Answer by booklover545 at 1:43 PM on Nov. 8, 2012
There are both chronic and acute forms of leukemia. From what I understand the acute forms tend to progress more rapidly than the chronic forms. And I don't think anyone really knows what exactly causes the types of mutations that result in leukemia... but people are trying to narrow it down. I haven't heard of this particular study, but I'm not really all that current on it. Here is a link to some basic info on the different forms of leukemia (go to the "More to Explore" sections at the bottom of each main disease page to get tons of details if you want).
Answer by Sebbiemama at 10:27 PM on Nov. 8, 2012
Answer by Sebbiemama at 5:35 PM on Nov. 9, 2012