How Leukemia Develops After Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy drugs can lead to a particular type of leukemia several years after cancer treatment. The leukemia, called acute promyelocytic leukemia, represents about one-fifth of all leukemias that develop after chemotherapy. Promyelocytic leukemia always has a translocation between chromosomes 15 and 17 that seems to cause the leukemia

Yahoo! Health News: Researchers Show How Leukemia Develops After Cancer Treatment

BioBOOM Op/Ed: This maybe news to the public but it's been well known by cytogenetists for some time. What would you expect after we put draino in someone's blood system.

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