Types of Blood Cancer And Symptoms

Types of Blood Cancer And Symptoms

Blood Cancer that affect the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system. Blood Cancer effects the production and
functioning of blood cells.

Total there are 137 different types of blood cancer, out of them 3 are the main types, which are leukaemia, lymphoma
and myeloma.

Leukaemia
Leukaemia starts in the blood cells inside the bone marrow. Leukaemia makes your body produce white blood cells out
of control, which don’t help in fighting against infections.

Lymphoma
Lymphoma is the Cancer that develops in the lymphatic system from cells called lymphocyte. Lymphoma makes your body
to make lymphocytes that grow out of control and make it harder for you to fight infection.

Myeloma
Myeloma starts in the blood plasma cells. Myeloma causes the bone marrow to make plasma cells that grow out of
control and keep your body from making enough healthy blood cells. They also release chemicals into your blood that
can hurt your organs and tissues.

The common symptoms of blood cancer are
Fever and chills
Persistent fatigue and weakness
Loss of appetite
Headaches
nausea
Unexplained weight loss
Night sweats
Bone or joint pain
Abdominal discomfort
Shortness of breath
Frequent infections
Itchy skin or skin rash
Swollen lymph nodes in the neck, underarms, groin