TEKIRDAG, Turkey  

High morale and motivation contribute significantly to the treatment of Leukemia patients, an expert told Anadolu Agency on Thursday.

Burhan Turgut, a hematologist in Turkey’s northwestern Tekirdag province, said patients suffering from the disease should not be negative towards life and should stay strong.

“Leukemia is blood cancer that emerges after blood cells in the bone marrow deteriorate,” he said.

Turgut added that the health sector in Turkey has improved significantly and that operations on leukemia-related cases were handled successfully.

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