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Blood Cancer

What is Blood Cancer?

The carcinoma of blood, bone marrow or the lymphatic system is termed as Blood cancer. Blood Cancer is mainly of three types:
  • Leukemia: When the blood itself becomes malignant, or has Cancer of cells in it.
  • Lymphoma: development of malignant tumors in lymph system, is called lymphoma.
  • Myeloma: plasma cells cancer is called myeloma, Plasma cells produce antibodies and are found in the bone marrow.

Causes of Blood Cancer.

Blood cancer is caused due to diverse reasons. Following are the four possible causes:
  • On exposure to natural or artificial ionizing radiation
  • On intVke/ presence of Certain kinds of chemicals such as benzene in the body.
  • Due to some viruses like human T-Lymphotropic Virus
  • Because of certain Genetic factors.

Blood Cancer Symptoms

Anemia, recurrent infections, bone and joint pain, abdominal distress and difficult in breathing or dyspnea are some of the explicit leukemia blood cancer symptoms. Some other symptoms are as follows:
  • Weakness, Breathlessness, Malaise , and weariness
  • inbone fractures from minimal body strain
  • gums, nose having unusual bleeding in
  • enlargement of Lymph node (gland)
  • enlarged abdominal organs leading to lumps or abdominal swelling, abdominal distension
  • having repeated infections or fever
  • excessive and undue sweating during night
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea
  • Anorexia
  • enlargement of Lymph node (gland)
  • Abdominal and Back pain
  • Delirium and confusion
  • incidences of visual difficulties & Headaches
  • difficulty while urinating & Decreased urination

Blood Cancer Diagnosis

Blood cancer can be detected through the following test.
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Blood tests

Blood Cancer Treatment

Patients with blood cancer require special treatment, as it is a bunch of cancers developed in the blood cells. These include:
  • Chemotherapy: Anti cancer drugs of strong chemicals are given to the patient to kill the cancer cells.
  • Radiation therapy: High- energy radiation rays are focused on cancer tumor cells to destroy the cancerous cells.
  • Progenitor (Stem) Cell Transplantation
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation.
  • Interferon therapy: rate of reproduction of cancer cells is slowed down through this therapy thus giving our immunity system more time for anti-leukaemia activity.
Blood Cancer Package

Inclusions

  • Airport Pick-up and Drop
  • Hospital Stay in a Private Room as indicated above. One attendant can stay with the patient.
  • Nursing & Diet charges.
  • Routine lab tests
  • Admitting Consultant's visit charges
  • Surgeon’s Fees and OT Charges

Exclusions

  • Hospital stay after the said period.
  • Visit charges after the said period.
  • Cross consultations, if any.
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