Blood Cancer Stages
The stages of the cancer are divided on the basis of metastasis. There are different scales to determine different stages, according to the symptoms and rate of metastasis.
Mainly the stages of the cancer have been divided into four parts:
The blood cancer 1st stage includes the enlargement of the lymph nodes. This happens because of the sudden increase of the number of the lymphocytes. The risk at this stage is very low as the cancer is not yet spread or affected any other physical organ.
In the blood cancer 2nd stage, spleen, liver and lymph nodes get enlarged. It is not necessary that all these organs get affected at the same time; however, this stage includes one of these organs for sure. The growth of the lymphocytes is very high in this stage.
In the blood cancer 3rd stage, anaemia develops in the third stage and above mentioned organs are still found enlarged. It is sure that more than two organs get affected in this stage.
The blood cancer 4th stage is the last stage with the highest risk ratio. The rate of blood platelets starts falling rapidly. The cancerous cells start affecting the lungs including the other organs which already started getting affected in the earlier stages. Anaemia, in this stage, is more likely to be acute.