Leukemia Cancer Awareness Month

CAncer

Causes

  • Certain genetic disorders
  • People exposed to high level of radiations
  • Certain chemical exposure like Benzene.
  • Smoking
  • Family history.
  • People with medical conditions like pneumonia, sinusitis, chronic osteoarthritis, etc. have a slightly higher risk of developing leukemia

Symptoms

  • Swelling and pain on the left side of the abdomen
  • Swollen lymph nodes that usually don’t hurt
  • Frequent bleeding from the gums or rectum and heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Weight Loss or loss of appetite for no known reason
  • Frequent pain the bones

Prevention

  • Avoiding high doses of radiation.
  • Intake of proper Nutrition & staying physically active.
  • Reducing exposure to chemicals like benzene.
  • Quitting Smoking and tobacco.

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