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Leukemia is a rather broad term that is used for defining a set of cancer cells that affect the different parts of the body. It is mostly a form of blood cancer and affects your blood cells. Common symptoms here include swelling of the nodes, weight loss, night sweats, feeling of extreme weakness and tiredness and also abdominal swelling.
HOW IS LEUKEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Based on these symptoms an oncologist would ask you to take a few blood tests and also do a tissue test or biopsy of the swollen nodes.
HOW IS LEUKEMIA TREATED?
Treatment for Leukemia depends on its extent. Blood transfusions to flush out the harmful or cancerous blood cells is an option. This is further followed with radiation and chemotherapy to ensure that the malignant cells do not get a chance to grow again. Surgical treatment is required in rare cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
This is a life threatening disease and available solutions are known to prevent the risk of Leukemia.