Is there a Scientific name for Leukemia?

Leukemia is the common name for several types of cancer of the blood. There is more specific terminology that describes the specific type of leukemia a person has. There are more than a dozen variations, but the four most common are:

# Acute Myelogenous (granulocytic) Leukemia (AML) # Chronic Myelogenous (granulocytic) Leukemia (CML) # Acute Lymphocytic (lymphoblastic) Leukemia (ALL) # Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)