Latest on Leukemia Added to NIHSeniorHealth

Older adults now can keep up with the latest developments in leukemia treatment from the National Cancer Institute by connecting to the Leukemia topic on NIHSeniorHealth. Leukemia, a cancer of the blood cells, affects 10 times as many adults as children. More than 65 percent of people diagnosed with leukemia are older than 55 years of age.

Developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the NLM, NIHSeniorHealth features information geared to older adults on a range of health issues.