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leukemia Vs. lymphoma

Leukemia Vs. Lymphoma

Cancer is one of the most feared diseases in the world and can affect many parts of the body including the blood. Leukemia and lymphoma are both blood cancer types and have many similarities due to which they are considered the same by many people. But there are also many differences between these two cancer […]

common factors that trigger childhood leukemia

Common Factors that Trigger Childhood Leukemia

Leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer, accounts for almost 30% of the various cancers which is diagnosed in children below 15 years. It is cancer of where abnormal white blood cell is formed in the bone marrow and these cells quickly moves through the blood stream and destroys the healthy cells. It is […]

autologous stem cell treatment

Autologous Stem Cell Treatment: A Knowhow

Your bone marrow like your blood contains stem cells; in fact most of the time the stem cells in your blood is actually from your bone marrow. The stem cells in the bone marrow are thus transformed into red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. All these components help to keep your body healthy […]

Symptoms of Chronic Leukemia in Teenagers

Symptoms of Chronic Leukemia in Teenagers

Chronic leukemia is a condition or a disease in which the white blood cells of a person’s body start getting produced by the bone marrow in large amounts. Chronic leukemia is basically a cancer of white blood cells and is of two types: chronic lymphocytic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia. The extra white blood cells […]

Blood Cancer Symptoms

Blood Cancer Symptoms and Warning Signs

Detecting leukemia or blood cancer symptoms early on can help to improve the prognosis of a cancer victim. We look at common symptoms of this disease when in inflicts itself on adults as well as children. Before looking at the blood cancer symptoms let us understand what this cancer is. While we usually associate the […]

Symptoms of Leukemia

Understanding Risk factors and Symptoms of Leukemia

Leukemia is the disease of the blood or bone marrow that is characterized by an abnormal increase in white blood cells in the body. Causes of leukemia are not fully understood and no single known cause is thought to cause the disease, though DNA mutations are known to underlie this disease as much as any […]

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What Is Leukemia? Answers You Must Know

There are a lot of diseases today that people dread and wish they never get. One of these ailments is known as leukemia. This is not actually a sickness that is concentrated in one, rather a disease that brings about different blood related sicknesses in different forms. In general, the question “what is leukemia” means […]

Helping Your Child Cope With Leukemia

Helping Your Child Cope With Leukemia

While it is true that childhood leukemia is a horrific thing for any parent to have to deal with; it is equally as bewildering and painful for the child, who looks to their parents to offer guidance and solace. There are ways in which a parent can help: Explain as much to the child about […]