what is the difference between lymphoma and leukemia

  • 2

2 Answers

These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. It starts from a type of blood cell called lymphocytes. Symptoms include painless enlargement of lymph nodes, particularly in the neck, armpit, and groin.

Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Symptoms include bleeding and bruising. 

Lymphoma is a malignant tumor of the immune system, mainly characterized by progressive lymph node enlargement.

Leukemia is a malignant clonal disease of hematopoietic stem cells, mainly characterized by anemia, hemorrhage, infection and splenomegaly.