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Doctors use many blood and bone marrow tests to diagnose leukemia. They also do tests to learn how much it may have spread. Doctors may also do tests to learn which treatments could work best.
A patient’s signs and symptoms may cause a doctor to suspect leukemia. But, blood and/or bone marrow tests are the only way to know whether a person has leukemia.