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Screening for Leukemia

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.

Screening Guidelines

There are no current screening guidelines or tests for leukemia.

References

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (ALL). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 21, 2015. Accessed February 11, 2016.
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated July 31, 2015. Accessed February 11, 2016.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)/small lymphocytic leukemia (SLL). Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 5, 2015. Accessed February 11, 2016.
Chronic myeloid leukemia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated March 19, 2015. Accessed February 11, 2016.

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