There are lots of types of blood cancers and disorders. They affect the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system.
Your lymphatic system is an important part of your immune system, helping to protect your body from infection and disease. Blood cancers and blood disorders are often very serious illnesses partly because they stop the immune system working properly. When someone’s immune system is badly damaged, it’s important to receive the right treatment.
The good news is that there are lots of treatments for blood cancer and blood disorders, one of which is having a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.