LEUKEMIA CANCER AND ITS CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

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LEUKEMIA CANCER AND ITS CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

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Cancer of the blood cells is known as Leukemia. It starts developing in the bone marrow- soft tissue in most bones. Blood cells are formed in bone marrow. In this condition, abnormal white blood cells or Leukemia cells starts forming inside the bone marrow. They don’t work normally, instead they start growing faster than normal cells. You may face grave problems such as bleeding, infections and anaemia. Leukemia cells can reach up to lymph nodes as well causing pain or swelling. Leukemia:

  • May be chronic or acute.
  • May be myelogenous or lymphocytic.

There are 4 main types of Leukemia:

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, or AML.
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or ALL.
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, or CML.
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or CLL.

Actual cause of Leukemia is not known. However, exposure to radiations or certain chemicals can increase the risk of its development. Some of the common symptoms of Leukemia include:

  • Weakness
  • Infections
  • Anaemia
  • Bruising and bleeding
  • Nosebleeds
  • Swollen neck gland
  • Bone pain

Various factors are taken into consideration before initiating a treatment for this disease such as your age, overall health and type of Leukemia. Some of the treatments include:

  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy- used in most cases
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Targeted therapy
  • Biological therapy

If you are looking for best Leukemia cancer doctor in Noida, kindly contact Cancer Consult India. For more details regarding this disease, do contact us.

 

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