Leukemia, a type of cancer found in your blood and bone marrow, is caused by the rapid production of abnormal white blood cells. The high number of abnormal white blood cells are not able to fight infection, and they impair the ability of the bone marrow to produce red blood cells and platelets.
The various types include Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma. Blood cancer is of three types: Leukemia – This type of cancer is caused by the rapid production of abnormal blood cells in the bone marrow. These abnormal blood cells affect the bone marrow's ability of the production of red blood cells and platelets.
Blood cancers (like leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome and. Most of these cancers start in the bone marrow where blood is produced.