Sunday, 13 October 2013


BLOOD CANCER is one of the uncommon cancer but it is a fatal one if not discovered at early stages. There are various types of blood cancers namely leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. There are various signs and symptoms of blood cancer which if taken care can save a life. Various signs and symptoms of blood cancer are as follows :-


1. Fever :- Fever is one of the earliest symptom of blood cancer. It is not a common fever. In this a body feels fatigue for a long time. This fever is uneven which heals and come back again and again. If there is fever which shows abnormality then you should report to the doctor to sort out the reason.

2. Unexplained weight loss :- If there is an unexplained weight loss without any indication or reason then it may indicate blood cancer. So you must go for a whole body scan to detect blood cancer.

3. Chills :- Sometimes a person may feel like chilling in normal temperature. This is also a symptom of blood cancer.

Swollen lymph nodes

4. Swelling of lymph nodes :- If there is swelling in the lymph nodes then it may be the blood cancer. Lymph nodes that swell may or may not be painless. If there is any indication of swelling of lymph nodes then its a alarm to go to the doctor to find out the reason.

5. Lack of energy :- In some of the cases person feels lack of energy without doing any sort of work or person may easily exhaust with little or no work. This may indicate the blood cancer

Night sweating
6. Night sweating :- Sweating unreasonably is a symptom of blood cancer. If you experience sweats at night without reason or without doing any work then it is time to worry and you must visit a doctor for bady checkup to know the exact cause.

7. Itching :- In some cases a person  is in a abnormal state due to itching on body without any reason. This also indicates blood cancer.
If all these signs and symptoms are taken in mind at earlier stages of blood cancer then we can stop that cancer to become fatal.

American Society of hematology
Leukemia and Lymphoma research
Leukemia & Lymphoma society

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