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Leukaemia is the general name given to cancers that develop in the bone marrow. The different types include:
» Acute myeloid leukaemia
» Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
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Lymphomas are blood cancers that develop in the lymphatic system. Lymphoma sub-types are commonly grouped together into one of the following:
» Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
» Hodgkin lymphoma
Some blood cancers are more common in kids.
Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, and develops when the cells undergo a cancerous or malignant change.
MDS, or myelodysplasia are a group of diseases which all affect the production of normal blood cells in the bone marrow.
In this rare group of disorders, the bone marrow stem cells grow and reproduce abnormally.
Amyloidosis is a rare group of disorders, where protein fibrils deposit and accumulate in organs and tissues of the body, disrupting normal function.
Aplastic anaemia is a rare disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce enough blood cells.
WM is a blood cancer that closely resembles indolent lymphoma in its progression as a disease.
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