Is Cold Agglutinin Disease cancer?
No. CAD is a chronic condition characterized by autoimmune hemolytic anemia.1
Unlike Cold Agglutinin Syndrome (CAS), CAD, also known as primary chronic CAD, is a rare and serious autoimmune hemolytic condition with systemic acute and chronic consequences. Hemolysis in CAD is dependent on classical complement pathway activation.2
Find out more about the mechanism of CAD here.