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Blood Cancer: Overview, Symptoms, Tests, and Treatment

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Posted in: Leukaemia (Blood cancer) Treatment by Dr. Tarang Krishna

As the name rightly suggests, this cancer affects the functioning and production of blood cells. It initiates in the bone marrow which is the main source of blood production. The stem cells in the bone marrow grow into three types of cells - RBCs, WBCs and Platelets. The process is interrupted due to the growth of an abnormal type of blood cell.

It is most likely to affect the people who are over the age of 55 years but is also the most common cancer for people aged less than 15 years. Blood cancer is of three types -

● Leukemia
● Myeloma
● Lymphoma


Though the fixed cause of blood cancer is not yet determined but various factors are associated with its onset. Some of them are -

1. Aging
2. Family History
3. Certain Infections
4. Weak Immune System


Blood cancer is a kind of disease which affects the blood, bone marrow or the lymphatic system. Some common signs of blood cancer are -

1. Bleeding in the gums and nose.
2. Sweating during night.
3. Excessive bruising and weight loss
4. Pain in abdomen, bone and back.
5. Reduced urination and difficulty while urinating.
6. Lumps or abdominal distension due to enlarged abdominal organs.
7. Weakness, shortness of breath and fatigue.
8. Continuous infections or fever.
9. Headaches along with the visual difficulties.

Risk Factors

Some factors increase the risk of developing blood cancer. Here are some of the known factors for developing the disease -

1. Smoking
2. Artificial ionizing radiation
3. Certain Blood Disorders like Aplastic Anaemia
4. Benzene and other petrochemicals
5. Chemotherapy agents used in treating previous cancers.
6. Genetic Predisposition
7. Down Syndrome due to chromosomal changes.

It is also suggested that the exposure to electromagnetic energy may be linked to leukemia but there is not enough evidence to prove this.

Blood Cancer Treatment

Blood cancer treatment can vary as per the age and overall state of health of the patient. In the nascent stages, blood cancer treatment may require monitoring. But for Advanced stages, blood cancer treatment may involve chemotherapy/radiations or transplant. As per the conventional Cancer Hospitals, it all depends on the type and stage of the disease.

Cancer Healer Center, one of the best Cancer Hospitals in Delhi works on the principles of Immunotherapy. These medicines act at the cellular levels, thereby improving the blood counts and decreasing the number of blast cells and thus bringing a condition of stability and recovery in the patient. The Cancer Healer Center thrives to provide a better quality of life to all its patients with improved survival chances.

Cancer Healer Medicines can also be taken in parallel with the conventional methods like Chemotherapy; there is no interference or clash between the two.

However, Cancer Healer Center remains to be the first choice for Blood Cancer treatment in Delhi. 

Contact us for more details!

About The Author

Dr. Tarang Krishna - Cancer Specialist

Dr. Tarang Krishna

Dr. Tarang Krishna, Director at Cancer Healer Center, is the perfect epitome of perseverance and dedication.

He has an impressive educational background to his credit. He completed his under-graduation in Medicine and Surgery from Pune, India and did his MD (Hom) from Agra University, India.Thesis on MD was on "Treatment of cancer" where he presented cases of almost 100 patients and the response of the medicines in the treatment of cancer. He then completed his Ph.d in Oncology from the United Kingdom and his thesis on the ‘Efficacy of Medicines in the Treatment of Cancer’ is greatly commemorated and honored.

He befittingly represents alternate medicine and has contributed significantly towards the development and research of immunotherapy.

Through his nationwide chain of “Cancer Healer Center” clinics he strives to offer superior cancer treatment, using immunotherapy.

09 May, 2018
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