What are the first signs of lymphoma cancer?

What are the first signs of lymphoma cancer?

Do you know? “Lymphoma Cancer” is the fifth leading cause of death in the United Kingdom! Yes, it is true. This makes it all the more necessary to know about it. We at BloodCancerCure aim to answer all your questions. What is Lymphoma Cancer? Cancer that starts from the lymphatic system is called “lymphoma Cancer”. […]

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Sickle Cell Anemia in Africa Population

Sickle Cell Anemia in Africa Population

Anemia is a common disease in many parts of the world. For a common man, it is mainly characterized by a deficiency of iron in the body. But medically, it is the deficiency of iron-carrying protein – hemoglobin which is responsible for transportation of oxygen and nutrients in the body. All this takes place in the […]

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Stem Cell Transplant and the Cost of Therapy

Stem Cell Transplant and the Cost of Therapy

Stem cell transplant is a mode of treatment which replaces the faulty blood-cell forming marrow with healthier marrow cells. The faulty bone marrow cells may be because of any injuries, infections, diseases and disabilities and even chemotherapy. Stem cell transplant is also called a bone marrow transplant. Where is bone marrow transplant needed? Cancers of the […]

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Aplastic Anemia in Kenya

Aplastic Anemia in Kenya

What is Aplastic Anemia: Aplastic Anemia is a condition in which there is a shortage of red blood cells due to suppression of the bone marrow. This condition frequently occurs due to chemical agents, infections or even due to nutritional deficient. The patient may complain of symptoms like increased blood clots called petechiae, hemorrhages and fatigue. They are […]

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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia(CML) in Pakistan

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia(CML) in Pakistan

What is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia is a type of cancer of the white blood cells which leads to rapid multiplication and formation of abnormal dysfunctional units. The condition causes various symptoms like sudden weight loss, night sweats, and fever. Chronic myeloid leukemia occurs due to a genetic mix-up of a chromosome called […]

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Is Beta Thalassemia Treatable?

Is Beta Thalassemia Treatable?

Let us first try to understand, what is Beta Thalassemia? Beta Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. It is characterized by reduced or defective production of beta-chains in hemoglobin (a component of blood). As a result of which, the patient may experience severe anemia or can remain clinically asymptomatic. Globally, an incidence of beta thalassemia […]

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Is there a cure for Sickle Cell Disease?

Is there a cure for Sickle Cell Disease?

What do we actually mean by the Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle cell disease! Sounds familiar? Yes, it is a common chronic blood disorder which generally shows anemia-like symptoms in the affected population. Sickle-cell disease is a rare disorder in India with less than 1 million cases per year. But it is a fairly common condition […]

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What diseases can be cured with Stem Cell Transplant?

What diseases can be cured with Stem Cell Transplant?

What is a Stem Cell Transplant? There are many diseases which are nowadays being cured by stem cells. But what actually are “stem cells”? These are basically the precursor cells which mature into different types of blood cells, namely, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. There is also another term – “bone marrow […]

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Bone Marrow test cost in India

Bone Marrow test cost in India

Bone Marrow is the soft gelatinous tissue found inside the bones of the human body. It is mainly responsible for the production and maturation of blood-forming stem cells in the body. These mature stem cells are then released into the peripheral bloodstream where they differentiate into the three types of blood cells, namely, the red […]

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Is bone marrow cancer curable? What are the treatments?

Is Bone Marrow Cancer curable? What are the treatments?

What is a Cancer? Cancer, as we know, is the abnormal proliferation of certain cells of the body which goes out of control. Cancer can develop practically in all parts of the body. There are two types of cancerous lesions that are found in the human body. These are: Benign Cancer: It is the less […]

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What is the success rate of bone marrow transplantation?

What is the Success rate of Bone Marrow Transplantation?

What do you mean by Bone Marrow Transplantation? Let’s get back to basics, shall we? As we know that bone marrow is a highly specialized tissue which performs the important function of growth and differentiation of blood cells. Bone marrow transplantation is a process in which a patient with diseased bone marrow receives a healthy […]

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What is treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

What is the best treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma?

What is a Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL)? Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is the cancer of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is made up of lymph nodes and certain organs such as the spleen, thymus, bone marrow, etc. The lymph nodes consist of lymphocytes which are responsible for fighting against infections. It includes all types of lymphomas except […]

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