Growth in the number of white blood cells in your body causes leukemia, a blood cancer. White blood cells squeeze out the red blood cells and platelets your body requires to stay healthy. The additional white blood cells aren't functioning properly.
Leukemia is a blood-forming tissue cancer that affects the bone marrow and lymphatic system. There are many different forms of leukemia. Children are more likely to get certain types of leukemia. Adults are more likely to develop other types of leukemia.
White blood cells are commonly affected by leukemia. Your white blood cells are effective infection fighters, and they develop and divide in a regular pattern as your body requires. However, in leukemia patients, the bone marrow develops an excess of aberrant white blood cells that do not function properly.
Depending on the kind of leukemia and other circumstances, leukemia treatment might be complicated. However, there are methods and information that can aid in the success of your treatment.
The WBCs in leukemia don't work like normal WBCs. They can also divide excessively quickly, crowding out healthy cells. WBCs are mostly formed in the bone marrow, however, some types can also be found in the:
a. Nodes of the lymphatic system
c. Thymus gland.
WBCs are white blood cells that travel through your bloodstream and lymphatic vessels to combat infection in the body's tissues once they've been generated.
1. Avoid exposure to toxic chemicals.
Toxic exposure to certain chemicals is one of the most common causes of cancer. Certain chemicals, such as benzene, which is found in gasoline and is used in the chemical industry, have been associated with a higher risk of certain types of leukemia.
2. Tobacco use. Acute myelogenous leukemia is increased by smoking cigarettes.
You should see a doctor if you suspect you have anemia. They'll go over your symptoms with you and order the tests needed to reach a diagnosis. Don't try to diagnose or treat anemia on your own, especially if you have leukemia or another medical illness. Anemia can be managed or even cured with the right treatment. If you don't get treatment, it could lead to serious symptoms.
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