VAN, Turkey 

Leukemia is highly treatable, with some 85% of children suffering from the blood cancer being responsive to treatment, according to an expert.

Dr. Kamuran Karaman, a pediatric oncologist at Yuzuncu Yil University in Van, eastern Turkey, told Anadolu Agency that a high rate of treatment mostly depends on improved patient care, improved laboratory facilities, and better classification of high-risk groups.

Leukemia, a group of blood cancers, can occur in any age group, but is most common in children age 2 to 5, Karaman said, adding: “With a well-done high-risk classification in children, a high number of patients can

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