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Contact: Scott LaFee
University of California - San Diego

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Blood Cells

Caption: Chronic myeloid leukemia leads to production of many abnormal white blood cells, which do not fight infection as well as normal white blood cells. As these abnormal cells accumulate in blood and bone marrow, they crowd out healthy white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets, impairing normal functions.

Credit: UC San Diego School of Medicine

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