Types of Leukemia – List of Common and Rare Leukemia Types

Large granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia

It is a type of blood cancer that affects lymphocytes, and there are two types of large granular lymphocytic leukemia (LGL) depending on the type of lymphocyte affected by the disease. We can have T cell LGL or natural killer LGL, and they can be both chronic (slow-progressing) or very aggressive. This disease affects men and women equally, and the age of diagnosis is usually 60 years or more.