Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia

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Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) is a rare childhood cancer that usually occurs in children younger than 2 years old. There are three main types of mutations found in Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia which occur in a type of white cell known as a monocyte, which are a part of the body’s immune system, Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia is a serious form of chronic leukaemia. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia accounts for less than 1% of all childhood leukaemias diagnosed. Cause of Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia remains largely unknown. Allogeneic (donor) Stem Cell transplant is the only curative option for children with Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.

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