B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia

A type of leukemia (blood cancer) in which too many B-cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood and bone marrow. It is the most common type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Also called precursor B-lymphoblastic leukemia and B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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  • B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia — A type of leukemia (blood cancer) in which too many B cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood and bone marrow. It is the most common type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Also called precursor B lymphoblastic… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia — A type of leukemia (blood cancer) in which too many T cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called T cell acute lymphocytic leukemia and precursor T lymphoblastic leukemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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