Apyramidra Uugtse Card (Blood Cancer)


Apyramidra Uugtse Card

Blood cancer may broadly include all forms of malignant diseases of blood cells. Examples of these include acute and chronic leukaemia, Hodgkin’s or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, myeloma, myeloproliferative disease aand myelodyplastic syndrome.
Different places in the world appear carry different patterns of blood cancer. Some special types of blood cancer are more commonly seen in Southern China, such as lymphoma of nose and stomach. Hodgkin’s lymphoma, follicular lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia are types of blood cancer that are less prevalent in Hong Kong.
血癌俗稱「白血病」,泛指各種與血液細胞有關的惡疾,包括:急性及慢性白血病(Acute and chronic leukemia)、何傑金氏淋巴腫瘤或其他淋巴結惡性腫瘤(Hodgkin’s or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma)、骨髓腫瘤 (Myeloma)、骨髓增生症 (Myeloproliferative disease)及骨髓異變綜合症(Myelodyplastic syndrome)。
  不同的地區環境,會出現不同種類的血癌,如在中國南方,鼻與胃的淋巴瘤較西方普遍;而何傑金氏淋巴腫瘤(Hodgkin’slymphoma)、濾泡淋巴瘤(Follicular lymphoma)、慢性淋巴細胞白血病 (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia)在香港則並不常見。