There are total 5 types of Blood Cancer ranging from Stage 0 to Stage IV. Stage 0 is the initial stage and Stage IV is the stage where the patient's blood cancer progresses to the advanced level.
All of the Leukemic (Blood) Cancers are divided into 4 stages. This includes Stage 0 to IV depending on the condition of the individual.
Stage 0 - The patient has increased number of lymphocytes which is more than 5000 lymphocytes per microliter of blood. During this stage, there is no evidence of enlarged spleen or liver nor any symptoms of anemia.
Stage I - In this stage, the patient has lymphocytosis (increased number of white blood cells) along with enlarged lymph nodes. At this stage, the chances of occurrence of enlarged liver is nil.
Stage II - During this stage, the patient has lymphocytosis along with enlarged spleen.
Stage III- Lymphocytosis and anemia are present. The patient may or may not have enlarged lymph nodes and spleen present.
Stage IV - Here, increased amount of lymphocytes and low platelet count is present in this stage. The patient may or may not have anemia, enlarged lymph nodes or spleen.
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