What Parents Need to Know about Childhood Leukemia

This information is useful for children

Leukemia is the most common type of childhood cancer that we treat at Yale Medicine. Childhood (or pediatric) leukemia is a caner of the bone marrow, which is the factory of all the blood cells in the body, explains Gary Kupfer, MD, chief of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Yale Medicine and a professor of pediatrics (hematology/oncology) and of pathology at Yale School of Medicine.

In this video, Dr. Kupfer discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.