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September 29, 2016

Introduction: Bone marrow is where we make nearly all of our blood, so it is obviously vitally important. It has been estimated that the bone marrow makes more than 220 billion new red blood cells daily. About 1% of the body’s total red blood cells are replaced every day.
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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) is a very unique type of cancer. It is usually slow to progress, it sometimes has no initial symptoms, and more often than not, it does not require immediate treatment. When you are learning about CLL, you often hear that you should go and see