1. What is the reason for blood cancer?
Ans. There is no specific cause as to how blood cancer occurs. However, age, weak immune system, infection and hereditary factors are believed to be among the prominent causes.
2. What are the symptoms of blood cancer?
Ans. Blood cancer symptoms include fatigue, easy bruising, recurrent fever and infection, shortness of breath, delirium and confusion and bleeding gums. Also, brittle bones, weight loss, enlargement of lymph nodes and abdominal pain are among the prominent symptoms of blood cancer.
3. How many types of blood cancer are there?
Ans. In a broader sense, there are three types of blood cancer – leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.