Leukaemia’s cause is not known as yet but you can recognise some early symptoms for prompt treatment. As with any cancer, chances of full recovery are significantly more with early diagnosis. It can be particularly important for you to know about childhood leukaemia as it would help you initiate prompt treatment children. So, how to recognize the signs of leukaemia?
Leukaemia is a cancer that occurs in the cells that form blood. It affects the cells in their early stages. Mostly, leukaemia affects the white blood cells of a person but some types of leukaemia begin in other blood cells too. The symptoms of this disease are the same in children, but you do need to be careful about similarity of leukaemia symptoms with those of Wilms’ tumour or neuroblastoma. Some bone cancers have symptoms similar to leukaemia but they are not quite this disease.
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How to identify leukaemia symptoms? Be conscious of the following:
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