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Haematology oncology

Haematology oncology deals with the treatment of blood cancers & related disorders
Why choose us?
Why choose us?
Comprehensive surgical oncology expertise
Chemo daycare lounge
Expertise in advanced procedures like HIPEC, PIPAC
Multidisciplinary team-based approach
Internationally recognised team of oncologists

The Oncology Centre at the CK Birla Hospital is fully equipped to offer prevention, detection and treatment of blood cancers, blood disorders and sickle cell diseases. We offer comprehensive tailor-made treatments designed to meet your unique needs. Our team of oncologists include internationally recognised experts who offer compassionate, scientifically backed care.

Our oncologists
Our oncologists

About haematology oncology
About haematology oncology

Haematology is the branch of science that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases and disorders. Haematology oncology is concerned with the detection and management of blood cancers and their resulting tumours.

Common diseases treated in haematology oncology

Common diseases treated under this speciality include

  • Iron deficiency anaemia
  • Haemophilia
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemias
  • Leukemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Von Willebrand disease
  • Polycythemia vera
  • Clotting disorders
When to see a doctor for haematology oncology

Each condition treated under this speciality has a different set of symptoms. However, there are some common symptoms associated with blood cancer that may prompt a patient to visit a haematology oncologist. These include:

  • Fever and chills
  • Persistent coughing
  • Angina (chest pain)
  • Repeated cases of infectious illnesses
  • Itchy patches or rashes on the skin
  • Persistent weakness
  • Difficulty in catching breath
  • Swollen yet painless lymph nodes
Blood cancer treatment

Your care plan for blood cancer treatment will be personalised based on the type of cancer, its stage, extremity of symptoms and your general health. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are some common alternatives used to treat blood cancers.

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FAQs
FAQs

Early signs of blood cancer include coughing, chest pain, fever, chills, frequent infections, itchy skin, rashes, loss of appetite, persistent weakness and fatigue.

Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), amyloidosis and aplastic anaemia are some types of blood cancer.

Blood cancers can be effectively treated and managed but cannot be completely cured.