Blood cancer can be classified into three types such as myeloma, lymphoma and leukaemia. blood cancer is a medical disorder in which the cancer cells affect the lymphatic system, bone marrow and blood.
This form of cancer affects the white blood cells in our body. The white blood cells are very important because they fight infection and make your immune system stronger. During leukaemia, you tend to produces abnormal white blood cells which block your bone marrow and prevent making other beneficial blood cells which are vital for healthy blood circulation and a balanced immune system. Acute leukaemia should be treated urgently or can develop with time.
Lymphoma is a form of blood cancer which usually affects the lymphatic system. This system protects your body from disease and infection. This disorder makes your body make too many white blood cells and compromises your immune system. It can develop in your spleen, blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes. There are two types of lymphoma such as non-hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin lymphoma.
This disease is also known as multiple myeloma, it is a form of blood cancer which affects the plasma cells. These plasma cells are located inside your bone marrow and aids the body to fight infection.
What are the treatments available for blood cancer?