SEP 05, 2013 1:48 PM PDT

Leukaemia: When blood goes bad

WRITTEN BY: Jennifer Ellis


Originally thought to be an infection, leukaemia is the malignant malfunction in the production of blood cells. Nature Video looks inside the broken machinery to see what goes awry in the main forms of this cancer -- a disease that is becoming less lethal thanks to the development of precisely targeted drugs.
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