True Survival StoriesBook - 2011
Describes the condition of leukemia, how it affects the lives of those who have it, and includes case studies of survivors.
• A young girl receives injections of chemotherapy to kill the cancerous white blood cells in her body.
• An eleven-year-old boy undergoes a transplant of stem cells to help his body make new, healthy blood cells.
• A new machine gives scientists a way to quickly check for and diagnose leukemia.
That’s powerful medicine!
Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of two young people who survived life-threatening leukemia. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to save patients who have the faulty blood cells that cause leukemia. You’ll also discover amazing facts about your blood.