07/29/2010 // Orlando, FL, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers
The major forms of blood cancer are lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma. Leukemia is a form of blood cancer that affects the lymphatic system and bone marrow. Lymphoma, also known as Hodgkin Disease or Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, attacks the white blood cells in the lymph nodes. Multiple Myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow as a result of uncontrolled growth of plasma cells. Every 4 minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer.