Smoking and chewing can also cause cancers such as kidney, pancreatic, cervical, and stomach, acute myeloid leukemia, and numerous oral cancers such as lip, tongue, cheeks, gums, and the floor and roof of the mouth.
Depending on the type of white blood cell that is involved, chronic leukemia can be classified as chronic lymphocytic leukemia or chronic myeloid leukemia.
Acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL) is more common among Caucasians than among African-Americans, while acute myeloid leukemia (AML) affects both races equally.
In the early stages of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), the symptoms are more or less similar to CLL.
In chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), the treatment of choice is bone marrow transplantation.
Chronic myeloid leukemias are generally seen in people in their mid-40s.