Blood Cancer Directory
Blood cancers affect the production and function of blood cells. Most of these cancers start in bone marrow, where blood is made. The most common types of blood cancer are leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Leukemia is a kind of cancer that affects white blood cells. Lymphoma is cancer that affects your lymphatic system, which produces cells that are a part of your immune system and help fight infection. Myeloma is a kind of cancer that impacts the plasma cells in the blood. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of common and rare blood cancers, what causes them, how they are treated, and much more.
Blood Disorder Types, Symptoms, and Treatments
WebMD explains different types of blood disorders and their causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
What Is Polycythemia Vera?
Polycythemia vera is a rare blood cancer. Here's what you need to know, from symptoms to treatment.
What Is Acute Myeloid Leukemia? What Causes It?
Find out what acute myeloid leukemia is as well as its symptoms, risk factors, and treatments.
Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Information on the symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Advanced Phases of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Learn about the symptoms and treatment of advanced phases of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukemia.
Remission for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Find out the specific milestones you need to reach in order to be in remission when you have chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukemia.
Diana Krall fundraises for leukemia
Diana Krall heads up a star-studded charity event aimed at raising money for leukemia research.
Stewart Francke Fights Leukemia One Song at a Time
The songwriter, himself a survivor of leukemia, wins a major award for his efforts to help others with the disease.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Understanding Stem Cell Transplants for Blood Cancers
Interested in cancer treatment? See how stem cell transplants can be used to treat blood cancers like multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Slideshow: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Phases and Treatment
See what to expect with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukemia, and learn how it's treated. .