The Department of Heamato-oncology and Bone marrow transplant at Fortis Memorial Research Institute [FMRI] provide comprehensive care for patients with disorders of the blood or bone marrow including blood cancer. Here our patient receives world-class care from a large multi-disciplinary team of specialists with expertise in treating all kinds of blood disorders and Bone marrow transplant. We have extensive experience in standard and novel therapies to ensure that the care plan offers the best possible outcomes for our patients. We also work closely with our colleagues in other disciplinary including paediatrics, social work, psychiatry, geriatrics, nutrition, and others to address the specific needs of each of our patient. Here we focus on the distinct needs of our patients to provide best treatment with maximal comfort to our both inpatient and outpatient.FAQ
Types of Haematology treatments
Hematology treatment depends on definitive diagnosis and includes Medical management only
What are the risks of blood cancer
There are no definite causes of blood cancer. Different theories points’ role of both genetic factors and environmental factors.
What are the symptoms of blood cancer
Symptoms of blood cancer depend on type of blood cancer. The symptoms vary from generalised weakness, recurrent infections to bleeding manifestations. Other non-specific symptoms include back pain, kidney failure, swollen lymph nodes or enlargement of liver and spleen. Sometimes leukemia is discovered during blood tests for some other condition
Is blood cancer curable?
Every blood cancer at present is treatable with the availability of novel therapies including targeted therapies and monoclonal antibodies.
What are the treatment options for blood cancer?
Treatment of blood cancer includes chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted agents including monoclonal antibodies and Bone marrow transplant.
What is haematology?
Hematology is study of blood disorders including blood cancer. Hematologist are experts that deal with all disorders involving blood and it's elements.
What are the different types of blood disorders?
Blood disorders includes both non-cancerous and cancer related diseases involving blood. Benign disorders includes- Anemia, bleeding disorders, recurrent infectios requiring hospitalisation Cancer includes - Acute leukemia including ALL, AML and chronic leukemia including CML, CLl, Multiple myeloma and Lymphoma including Non-Hodgkin’s and Hodgkins lymphoma