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What is Leukemia (Blood Cancer)?
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow, the spongy center of bones where our blood cells are formed. The disease develops when blood cells produced in the bone marrow grow out of control. There are several types of Leukemia. You can learn more from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
The Intermountain Team
Our leukemia patients are treated at LDS Hospital. We collaborate with other leukemia centers from across the nation to offer state-of-the-art services to patients. This collaboration ensures high-quality care to all patients who come to our program for treatment. Complex treatment often require intensive up-front therapy, sophisticated support, dedicated staffing, and readily available access to sub-specialist consults.
Research has shown that a shorter time interval between diagnosis and treatment is beneficial and improves outcomes for the patient. Our team can begin treatment within 24 hours of diagnosis — even on holidays and weekends.
We offer many diagnostic, supportive, and treatment options for leukemia including:
This video explains how Brian Morris overcame leukemia.