There are many kinds of blood (hematologic and lymphatic) diseases. Some are cancers like acute leukemia, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma but not all blood diseases are cancers.
Aplastic anaemia and myelodysplasia are 2 types that aren’t cancer. They make it so the body can’t make enough of the cells that are made in bone marrow:
Along with side effects from treatment, symptoms of these blood diseases may include:
People with blood diseases may need many blood transfusions. They may have worries and questions about how their lives will change. Palliative and end-of-life care can help to:
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