18 Dec 2018
In case of blood cancer the production of blood is affected adversely. There are three types of blood cancer; leukaemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. In leukaemia, the production of damaged white blood cell is rapidly increased reducing the red blood cell count. It is accompanied with serious chest pain, chills, frequent infection, rashes, shortness of breath etc. The risk factor includes smoking, family history exposure to radiation or chemicals. Chemotherapy, blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation are some of the cures done in initial stages. 1,735,350 cases are diagnosed in 2018 while 4,700 new cases are diagnosed daily.