Cancer is a very serious disease, due to which millions of people die every year worldwide. There are many types of cancer, but in this blood cancer is considered the most dangerous. In this cancer, the body cannot make white blood cells. Actually, white blood cells are helpful in protecting the body from diseases. According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, more than 1.3 million people are currently battling blood cancer in the US. Every three minutes, a person is diagnosed with blood cancer. Let us know what type of blood cancer is there and what are its symptoms ...
Types of blood cancer
According to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, blood cancer is mainly of three types, leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Leukemia is the primary and major type of blood cancer. In this, the amount of white blood cells is more than that of red blood cells. In some people, it starts slowly, but later it becomes dangerous.
Talking about lymphoma, when lymphocyte development in the human body is very fast, then such symptom is called lymphoma. In addition, in myeloma, plasma cells of the person are affected, which reduces their immunity. In this type of cancer, the bones of the human body become weak due to a lack of calcium.
Symptoms of blood cancer
According to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, some common symptoms of blood cancer are:
Chronic fatigue, weakness
Loss of appetite, nausea
Continuous weight loss
Pain in bones or joints
Skin itching or rashes