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Types of blood cancer

Information about blood cancers and blood disorders, including diagnosis and treatment.


These cancers develop in the bone marrow, disrupting normal blood cell functions.


Lymphomas develop in the lymphatic system, weakening important immune functions.


Myeloma develops in the plasma cells, impacting bones and blood.

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)

MDS affects the production of normal blood cells in the bone marrow.

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN)

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) is a rare group of blood cancers.


This blood disorder can affect your body’s organs and tissues.

Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia (WM)

WM closely resembles slow growing (indolent) lymphoma and symptoms may develop over time.

Aplastic anaemia

This rare non- cancerous blood disorder affects normal bone marrow and blood cell function.

Childhood blood cancers

Certain blood cancers are prevalent among children.

Understanding your blood and bone marrow function

Learn about your blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system.

Picture of lymphocytes, a white blood cell, which can be affected by blood cancer

What is blood?

Learn about the components of your blood.

Red blood cells under the microscope