Blood Cancer

There are no effective screening tests for the early detection of blood cancers. But there are warning signs - Robyn Stoller

Blood Cancer

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An Ongoing Revolution in Blood Cancer

In cancer research, blood cancers have always stood apart. The group, which includes leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, corrupt various cells within the blood, lymph nodes and bone marrow. For patients, hematological malignancies, like their solid tumor counterparts, are diverse. Some are easy to treat; some are nearly impossible. Some move quickly; some exist for decades, unnoticed.

For researchers, blood cancers can be a broad target. Because such malignancies circulate throughout a patient’s system, they can be relatively easy to access and study. Drug delivery can be easier too. Blood cancers also tend to be less biologically complex than solid tumors, with fewer redundant pathways.…

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 An Ongoing Revolution in Blood Cancer

Hematological malignancies have long been testing grounds for leading-edge therapies, but innovation has accelerated in recent years. Many more advances could be on the way.

7 Facts You Need to Know About Blood Cancers

There are no effective screening tests for the early detection of blood cancers.

Blood Cancer Discovery

Blood Cancer Discovery publishes high-quality Research Articles and Briefs representing major advances in basic, translational, and clinical research of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and associated diseases. T

Blood Cancer UK

We're a community dedicated to beating blood cancer by funding research and supporting those affected. Since 1960, we've invested over £500 million in blood cancer research, transforming treatments and saving lives.

Anthony Nolan

Anthony Nolan, saving the lives of people with blood cancer.

DKMS

DKMS is an international not for profit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and blood disorders by: creating awareness; recruiting bone marrow donors to provide a second chance at life; raising funds to match donor registration costs; supporting the improvement of therapies through research; and supporting patients from day one of their diagnoses.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

The three main types of blood and bone marrow cancer are leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma:

Hematology.org

In most blood cancers, the normal blood cell development process is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal type of blood cell. These abnormal blood cells, or cancerous cells, prevent your blood from performing many of its functions, like fighting off infections or preventing serious bleeding.

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