“LEUKAEMIA is a type of blood cancer which effects cells in bone marrow and attacks the immune system.
“There are a number of types of leukaemia but what are the symptoms and is it treatable?
“In most cases of leukaemia, there is no obvious cause.
“It is a cancer which leads to the body making too many abnormal white blood cells and means the body is less likely to be able to defend itself against infection.
“These blood cells are not fully developed and are called leukaemia cells.
“The disease is often classified as what type of cell is affected (myeloid or lymphatic) and how it progresses (acute or chronic).”
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