Advanced Cancer Care

Lymphoma

Lymphoma Overview

  • Lymphoma is a cancer that begins in cells which are the parts of the body’s lymphatic or immune system, the body’s germ-fighting network which protect us from disease or infection.
  • The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or lymph glands, spleen, bone marrow and thymus gland.
  • It mostly affects the lymphocytes which are important part of our immune system.
  • This cancer can also affect other organs in the entire body.

49.5%

among U.S. adolescents aged 13-18 had any mental disorder

29%

among U.S. workers report they feel "quite a bit or extremely stressed at work"

1 in 3

among adults in the U.S. experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their life

Signs and symptoms

  • Chronic fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Persistent cough
  • Persistent itchiness
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever and chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest, abdomen, or bone pain
  • Frequent or recurrent infections
  • Drenching in sweat especially during nights
  • Itchiness in skin which can be severe(pruritus)
  • Painless swelling in the lymph nodes on your neck, armpits or groin for weeks 
  • Pain in the lymph nodes triggered by consuming alcohol

Risk Factors

  • Age
  • Gender 
  • Family history
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Infectious mononucleosis
  • Breast implants
  • Overweight and obesity 
  • HIV infection
  • Virus exposure
  • Having an impaired immune system
  • Developing certain infections

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24/7 Care

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Timely Care

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Diet and Nutrition

  • Have 5- 10 fruits and vegetables per day which can include one bowl of melons, berries and leafy greens
  • Intake cruciferous vegetables like brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, watercress and radishes
  • keep yourself hydrated by drink more water 
  • Eat small meals or snacks frequently, say for four to six times a day
  • Replace eating solid foods or water by drinking milk, juices, broth, ginger ale, soups or shakes which have high calories 
  • Use healthy fats like avocado, olive oil and nut butters to add more calories
  • Grind or blend cooked food or vegetables to lessen chewing Include eggs, cheese, nuts or high protein smoothies in your diet

Prevention

  • exercise daily and engage in physical activity
  • avoid environmental exposures
  • maintain proper diet and nutrition

Lymphoma Awareness

Lymphoma Awareness

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Diagnosis

  • Biopsy
  • Laboratory tests
  • Blood tests
  • Lung function tests 
  • Imaging tests
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Heart evaluation 
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy 
  • Medical history and physical examination
  • Computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Removing a lymph node for testing

Key Services

  • Active surveillance
  • Surgeries
  • Radiation therapies
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapies
  • Targeted therapies
  • Bone marrow transplant

Key Facilities

  • Cutting edge operation theatres equipped to perform all the major and minor oncologic surgeries.
  • Full-fledged surgical intensive care unit to handle oncological emergencies as well as post-operative patients.
  • Specialized day care unit for short duration surgical procedures and chemotherapies.
  • Diagnostic radiology services including CT scan, Mammogram, Ultrasound and guided procedures.