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.
Myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells. Plasma cells are white blood cells that produce disease- and infection-fighting antibodies in your body.
Leukaemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. It is named according to the type of white blood cell which is affected and whether it is acute (faster growing) or .
A lymphoid stem cell matures into a lymphoid blast; these can form one of several types of white blood cells, such as B cells or T cells. Therefore leukaemias .