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leukemia

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Definition a type of cancer that forms in the bone marrow, causing abnormal white blood cell development
  • But the day after their engagement, she's diagnosed with leukemia.
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
leukemia = a type of cancer that forms in the bone marrow
  • He'd always had leukemia.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • leukemia = a type of cancer that forms in the bone marrow, causing abnormal white blood cell development
  • She had leukemia?
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • leukemia = a type of cancer that forms in the bone marrow, causing abnormal white blood cell development
  • He had leukemia.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • leukemia = a type of cancer that forms in the bone marrow, causing abnormal white blood cell development
  • I watched The Entrance with her once and totally cried when that girl died of leukemia.
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
  • Who died of leukemia?
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
  • The leukemia novel.
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
  • She was dying of leukemia.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Through an unknown mechanism, it inhibited the reproduction of the virus responsible for myelogenous leukemia.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • And in 1931 a disease that up to then even he had never heard of,leukemia, caused his death in a matter of weeks, at the age of fifty-two.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer's Beginnings
  • A doctor in Boston had invented a new drug to treat leukemia.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • And one guy's brother died of leukemia when he was in third grade.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • She had leukemia; she'd known it since last summer.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • They weren't saying it was cancer or leukemia but they weren't saying it wasn't.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • She described Joseph, a leukemia patient who'd missed school for treatment and had the hardest time understanding fractions.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • I was too much alive: car, college, dating, etc. But my kid brother died of leukemia when he was just 17 years old.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Over the years, the appearance of "purple spots," tiny surface hemorrhages symptomatic of leukemia, came to be dreaded by hibakusha.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • It doesn't do a person any harm not to be radiated; in fact it's a bit safer — leukemia and some types of cancer are almost unknown there.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • She hears the words childhood leukemia, or maybe he says lymphoma, and what's the difference anyway?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Hoerni bristled, before admitting that he'd been diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a fatal form of leukemia.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea

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