Blood Disorders

Blood disorders could be cancerous or noncancerous. This section focuses on noncancerous blood disorders. Hematology is the study of blood in health and disease. A blood disorder is when something is wrong with your blood and can affect your health. Common blood disorders include anemia, bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and blood clots which affect your red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets. While some blood disorders may not cause symptoms or require treatment, other chronic illnesses do require treatment.