Cancer of the Lymphoid, Hematopoietic, and Related Tissue

  • Diana Molinares
  • Sara Parke
  • Ekta GuptaEmail author


Cancers of the lymphoid, hematopoietic, and related tissues are also known as blood cancers. Blood cancers are often characterized by the uncontrolled proliferation of abnormal blood cells, which reduces the production of normal blood cells and impairs blood function. Lymphomas are lymphoproliferative disorders derived from the lymphoid stem cell. Also identified by their cell lineage, mature B-Cell, T-cell, and Natural Killer-cell neoplasms can be of several types. Myeloma is a proliferative disorder of plasma cells. Although more research is needed to determine the intensity and type of exercise recommended in patients with hematopoietic-cancer-related fatigue, exercise is believed to improve fatigue, mood, sleep, and functional capacity.


lymphoma leukemia myeloma fatigue 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative MedicineUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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