Leukaemia is a cancer of blood cells. It begins in the bone marrow which are the soft tissues inside the bones. Most often, it is a cancer of white blood cells but some leukaemia start in other blood cells types. It produces abnormal white blood cells called leukaemia cells. These abnormal blood cells grow faster than normal blood cells and do not stop when they are supposed to.
There are several types of Leukaemia. In general, Leukaemia can be grouped into two broad categories:
Types of Leukaemia include:
The exact cause of leukaemia is still not known, however there are few risk factors which increase the risk of certain kinds of leukaemia. These include:
Common Symptoms of acute or chronic leukaemia may include:
Leukaemia is diagnosed after a routine blood test. Later, the following tests are done to confirm the presence of cancer cells:
There is no known way to prevent most types of Leukaemia, however we can reduce the risk by:
The treatment of Leukaemia varies depending on the type and stage of the disease. Chances of recovery are always better when diagnosed in early stages. However, cancer healer therapy helps in treating the disease even when it has reached in advanced or metastatic stages. It works on the principle of Immunotherapy that enhances the immune cells of the body i.e. B-CELL, T-CELL to fight against the cancer cells and helps control the disease.
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