What is Blood Cancer
The term ‘blood cancer’ covers quite a wide range of diseases including malignant mutation of any cells. Most often leukaemia and myeloma are diagnosed. In the first case, myelocytes are subject to malignant transformation and leucocytes – in the other case. Both diseases may manifest in different forms followed by different symptoms.
Blood cancer may develop in people of any age, race, and gender and unfortunately, some particular forms develop in children more often than in adults, and on the contrary, elder people are mostly affected by specific types of blood cancer. This is responsible for multiple symptoms.