There are mainly 4 types of Blood Cancers/ Leukemia. This includes Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML).
The types of leukemia cancers or Blood Cancer are mainly of 4 types. This includes :
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) - This type of cancer starts in immature red blood cells, platelets and white blood cells (except lymphocytes). These cells grow and divide very quickly, leading to large number of abnormal blood cells.
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)- This type of cancer starts in mature blood cells except lymphocytes. It develops very gradually and symptoms take time to appear.
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) - This type of cancer occurs due to the abnormal growth of immature white blood cells (lymphocytes).
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)- Mature white blood cells (Lymphocytes) are affected and the condition gets worse with time.
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