Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

Acute lymphocytic leukemia, or ALL, is a type of cancer that starts in your bones. It begins in the white blood cells called lymphocytes made in the bone marrow. The word “lymphocytic” means that the cancer starts in these young white blood cells.

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Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Acute myeloid leukemia, also called AML, acute myelogenous leukemia and acute myelocytic leukemia, is a kind of cancer that starts from cells in your bone marrow. AML starts in the cells that would otherwise become different types of blood cells and often moves quickly into the bloodstream, and it can spread to other organs.

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Blood Cancer

Blood cancer is a type of cancer that affects your blood cells. It starts in your bone marrow where blood cells form. Blood cancer affects the blood cells by not allowing them to function properly. This leads to issues like not being able to fight off germs that cause sickness or stop bleeding when you get a cut. There are three different types of cells in your blood: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Blood cancer can affect any of these cells.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL, is a cancer of your bone marrow and blood. It begins in the white blood cells called lymphocytes. They develop in the bone marrow, and then, when mature, go into circulation in your blood.

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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

Chronic myeloid leukemia, also known as CML or chronic myelogenous leukemia, is a type of cancer that starts in the soft center part of your bones, called bone marrow. This is the part where your blood cells are made.In CML, the cancer cells build up and fill your bone marrow and spill out into your blood leading to spreading to other organs.

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Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system. This system includes the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus gland and bone marrow. Hodgkin's lymphoma starts when cells called lymphocytes reproduce rapidly and build up in the lymphatic system.

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Leukemia

Leukemia affects the tissues that make up your lymphatic system. This is a large network of organs and tissues that create, carry and store the cells that help your body fight diseases. It includes your bone marrow, lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, thymus and spleen. Leukemia can affect any of the parts of the system.

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of cancers that form in your bone marrow. Myelodysplastic syndromes keep stem cells from maturing. Instead, they die, which means you don't have enough healthy cells. This leads to conditions like anemia, bleeding easily and getting infections.

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