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September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month.

This month’s health awareness spotlight is on blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. According to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, every 3 minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. These types of cancers can affect blood cell production and function, such as fighting infections and controlling bleeding.

Learn about these blood cancers and related lab tests, such as a complete blood count (CBC):

The following videos are provided by Lab Tests Online partner the American Society of Hematology. Hematology is the study of the blood. Patients with blood cancers are often referred to specialists – hematologists – for managing and treating their cancer.

Here are additional resources to support Blood Cancer Awareness Month:

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