Posts tagged “Blood Cancers”

Sorting Through The Confusion Over Leukemia Types

by Jane Ashley

Are you confused about leukemia? Patients and their families may be confused by their “official” diagnosis because it is contains three words and is often referred to by its acronym (an abbreviation of the first letters of the words in the name of an organization or disease – for example, NASA, ATM or COPD).

Leukemia Is Cancer Of White Blood Cells

What is Leukemia?

Leukemia is kind of cancer that originates in our bone marrow, causing abnormal white cells to be produced. Our bone marrow (the spongy, red tissue in our large...

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Types of Blood Cancers

by Jane Ashley

Most people know about cancers that produce tumors – they are the commonly known ones that are most frequently diagnosed – lung, prostate, breast and colorectal. But many patients are more than a little confused when they are diagnosed with blood cancer.

Hematology (1)

You’re likely to be diagnosed by a hematologist. Hematologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the bone, bone marrow and lymphatic system. Most blood cancers begin in our bone marrow where our blood cells are...

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September Cancer Awareness Events

by GregP_WN

September a busy month for cancer awareness, it is the month to bring awareness to:

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancers

From www.childrenscancer.org/gogold, September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor and remember children and families affected by these rare diseases, and help rally support to give kids with cancer better outcomes by supporting our groundbreaking research.

During the month of September:

25,000 families around the world will get the horrible news that their child or...

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