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Types of blood cancer

With over 120 different types of blood cancer, finding correct and relevant information can be a bewildering exercise. Here you will find information about blood cancers and blood disorders, including diagnosis and treatment.

Categories of blood cancers

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN)
Childhood blood cancers

Categories of blood disorders

Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia (WM)
Aplastic anaemia

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Last updated on May 3rd, 2024

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