Screening for Leukemia
by Debra Wood, RN
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no current screening guidelines or tests for leukemia.
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Last reviewed December 2015 by Mohei Abouzied, MD
Last Updated: 2/11/2016
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