Editorial - Journal of Molecular Oncology Research (2020) Volume 4, Issue 7
A brief note on leukaemia.
The uncontrolled growth of blood cells in the bone marrow that lead to increase of cell number in the blood is called Leukaemia. It is sometimes also called as blood cancer, bone marrow cancer. Bone marrow involves in the production of blood cells. Generally the white blood cells or leukocytes show uncontrolled growth that lead to the cancer.
Leukaemia is affected to the people over age of 55 years and above but is found in the children under the age of 15 years and below. The national cancer institute survey reveals that more than 60,000 people in the world are diagnosed with the leukaemia out of which 22,000 deaths were occurring. In this article we are going to discuss about the overview of cancer, its causes, risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, types of cancer, and treatment.