Can cancer of blood kill you?
Even twenty years ago, hearing the words, “you have leukemia” was a death sentence because of the little research that existed on leukemia and other types of blood cancer. It was for this reason that treatment options were limited and often ineffective. However, in the 21st century, thanks to better diagnosis techniques, more knowledge and research on blood cancer in general, and better and more effective treatment plans, you will survive and lead a healthy and productive life even after hearing those words.
Can blood cancer be completely cured?
The cure rate of blood cancer is very high. If diagnosed early, you can expect to get it cured successfully.
Is blood cancer genetic?
Leukemia is a type of blood cancer which is genetic. Other forms of blood cancer aren’t genetic.
How common is blood cancer?
According to the latest statistics, there is one new diagnosis of blood cancer in America alone every three minutes. The majority (47%) of these diagnoses are lymphoma, 36% are leukemia, and the rest (18%) is myeloma.