Diagnosis & Treatments

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When it comes to treatment of a blood cancer or a blood disorder, the Haematologist needs to consider several factors including the following:

  • The type of blood cancer
  • The subtype of the disease, phase, category and/ or stage
  • The patient’s overall health
  • The symptoms
  • The location of the cancer cells
  • The rate of disease progression
  • Whether the patient has had blood cancer or any other cancer in the past
  • Whether the cancer is in the patient’s central nervous system
  • Whether there is an infection in the bloodstream
  • Whether the patient is pregnant
  • The effect treatment may have on the quality of life.

After considering the above factors, the Haematologist or Haemato-Oncologist will recommend one or more of the following treatments: