Home > Hematology > Leukemia Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Nov 12, 2008 by MariaBaer, Views: 5280 Leukemia: These cancers arise in the bone marrow, and are very treatable. When the normal cells are produced less, it causes symptoms. When red bloods cells are low, anemia, is causes fatigue, when white cells are low, you are prone to infections, and when platelets are low, you are prone to bleeding, and bruising. Other symptoms include fever, weakness, loss of apetite, weight loss, swollen nodes, sweating, joint pain, and swollen gums.