Different types of blood cancers include leukemias, lymphomas (Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma) and multiple or solitary myeloma.
These types of cancers usually start in blood-forming tissues, such as the bone marrow, or in the immune system cells. The best-known immune system cells are the lymphocytes, which produce the protein commonly called antibodies.
These types of cancer are usually treated with systemic treatments: chemotherapy, targeted therapies and immunotherapy. And on certain occasions, they require consolidation radiotherapy in the affected areas.