A type of cancer that affects the bone marrow is called Acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This cancer affects the bone marrow, rendering immature cells rather than mature ones. Some of the common symptoms are bone and joint pain, fever and painless lumps all over the body. Abnormalities in the DNA of the stem cells leads to this condition.
HOW IS ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA DIAGNOSED?
ALL can be divided into four subtypes, which are T Cell ALL; Philadelphia chromosome; ALL diagnosed in infants; and ALL in children above 10 years of age.