The field of haemato-oncology deals with the treatment of blood and related cancers. The scope of diseases treated at Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital under the department of haemato-oncology includes acute and chronic leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, aplastic anemia, thalassemia, and sickle cell anemia.
Scope Of Services
Clinical Hematology is a branch of clinical medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders and blood cancers in both the pediatric and adult populations. The department of clinical haematology at MGCHRI provides tertiary care services for patients with haematological disorders, both benign and malignant. We Offer a wide range of services, ranging from outpatient clinic, inpatient facilities, daycare facility and laboratories under one roof. In addition, we also provide advanced services like a blood irradiation facility, stem cell aphaeresis, and advanced bone marrow transplantation, etc., which are essential for high end complete haematological services. Our unit is one of the stem cell collection centers in India for the DATRI, a non-profit organization and India’s Largest Unrelated Blood Stem Cell Donor Registry. Our bone marrow transplant facility is the first of its kind in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Diseases Treated Under Clinical Haematology
Haemoglobin and platelet disorders (ITP)
Diagnosis of Haematological Diseases
The hemologist mostly works with other medical specialists. Depending on the symptoms and severity of the condition, the doctor can recommend one or more of these procedures for diagnosis:
After diagnosis, a specialist chooses among treatment and therapy options based on the type and severity of the disorder. A few of the treatments include: