They are primary cancers of blood, bone marrow and lymphoid organs associated with high mortality. There are three main types of hematolymphoid malignancy:
Leukemia is a blood cancer that originates in the blood and bone marrow. It occurs when the body creates too many abnormal white blood cells and interferes with the bone marrow’s ability to make red blood cells and platelets.
Lymphoma starts in the immune system and affects the lymph nodes and lymphocytes, which are a type of white blood cell.
The two main types of Lymphoma are: Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The treatment is usually with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and in some cases Bone marrow Transplant.
Apollo Gleneagles Hospital is equipped with the evidence based treatment and is equipped with the Bone Marrow Transplant facility along with chemotherapy.
Radiation facility is one of the best in the city with the most modern machines and has a great team of Radiation oncologist.