Types of Leukemia – List of Common and Rare Leukemia Types

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

It is a relatively uncommon type of leukemia with shared characteristics of myeloproliferative diseases and myelodysplastic syndrome. It strikes older adults, and up to 100,000 individuals are diagnosed every year in the United States alone. It is more common in males and may sometimes appear in young adults.