What Can Lead to Leukemia?

Monday, March 21st, 2011 No Comments Under: Leukemia

Although it’s impossible to diagnose precisely, what factors can lead to leukemia, there are certain circumstances which can finally result in its occurrence. These factors are connected with the outer world, and in some cases are dependent on genes. Read more »

Basic Facts on Leukemia

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 No Comments Under: Leukemia

The type of blood cancer, which affects the production and structure of the white cells, as well as the platelets, is called leukemia. White blood cells are presupposed to protect the body from infections and viruses, and form the part of the immune system. The platelets take an important part in blood coagulation. The lack of the platelets can lead to haematoma and considerable blood losses, when one has even an insignificant sore. The lack of white cells, which form the guard for the body, can lead to serious consequences if an infection attacks the organism. Commonly, an inconsiderable disease like a cold may lead to death. Read more »