Dr. Soumya Bhattacharya speaks on the different kinds of Blood Cancer

Dr. Soumya Bhattacharya speaks on the different kinds of Blood Cancer


Nowadays there are many good treatments for blood cancer like Chronic Myeloid Leukemia is a kind of blood cancer with providing proper medication then this type of cancer can be controlled and the patients stay healthy for longer periods Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is another kind of blood cancer which is more common in children in that situation we are gradually gaining success against this disease and in 80-90% cases the kids can be cured completely Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a lymph gland cancer Even for Hodgkin’s lymphoma on early detection the disease can be healed and 70-80% cases it is cured completely Again non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is yet another type of lymph gland cancer that situation also Chemotherapy has big contribution and it can be treated with Chemotherapy Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a type of blood cancer where a lot of times, we don’t provide any treatment which may sound weird but there are many patients of Chronic lymphocytic leukemia whom we don’t provide treatment we keep a check on their blood count and we treat them in clinic not provide Chemotherapy but if their disease spreads or if the disease progresses then Chemotherapy is needed. In that case, Chemotherapy is so improved that it reduces and controls the disease and provides the patient a long healthy life Mutliple Myloma is yet another kind of blood cancer in which notable progress has been happened due to which we have effective anti-Myloma medication with those we can treat Myloma disease and remission it and are able to keep the patient healthy for long We cannot forget that in this kind of blood cancer bone marrow transplant also holds a big role like for Multiple Myloma or Lyphoma we perform autologous transplant and for other kinds of blood cancer allogenic transplant is done these are the ways to cure blood cancer