Advanced Cancer Care

Leukemia

Leukemia Treatment

VS Hospitals offer the best leukemia cancer treatment in Chennai. With advanced therapies, the type of leukemia is recognized, diagnosed and treated at an early stage.

  • Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood cells including the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. There are many broad categories of blood cells, which includes the (RBCs) red blood cells, (WBCs), white blood cells and platelets. 
  • Leukaemia refers to cancers of the WBCs which is very important for our immune system.  The white blood cells are potent infection fighters and they grow normally and divide in an orderly way, depending on your body need. 
  • Mostly WBC’s are produced in the bone marrow, but certain types of WBCs are also produced in the spleen, lymph nodes and thymus gland. But people with leukaemia, have abnormal white blood cells produced by the bone marrow produces, and doesn’t function properly. 
  • Some forms of leukaemia are common in children whereas other forms of leukaemia occur mostly in adults. 
  • Depending on the type of leukaemia and other factors, treatment for leukaemia is complex but certain strategies and resources can make your treatment successful.
Best Leukemia Treatment in Chennai - Leukemia Cancer Overview

40-50%

Around 40 -50% of total childhood cancers were leukaemia

3rd

India ranks 3rd highest in reported cases of blood cancer

90%

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia or paediatric leukaemia is 90% curable

Leukemia Signs and Symptoms - Best Leukemia Treatment in Chennai

Signs and symptoms

  • Fever or chills
  • Frequent or severe infections
  • Excessive sweating, especially the “night sweats”
  • Easy bruising or bleeding 
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Feeling weak and restless
  • Tenderness or bone pain
  • Persistent fatigue
  • Tiny red spots on the skin called the ‘petechiae’
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Enlarged liver or spleen
  • Headache
  • Paleness
  • Enlargement of the liver or spleen
  • Recurrent nosebleeds

Risk Factors

  • Previous cancer treatment.
  • Genetic disorders.
  • Blood disorders
  • Exposure to certain chemicals.
  • Exposure to high levels of radiation
  • Smoking
  • Family history of leukaemia
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Focused On You

As our valued patient, you are at the center of everything we do – and that will never change.

24/7 Care

Open every day from 8 – 8, with no appointments necessary. Just walk in at a time that works best for you.

Timely Care

We know how busy life can be. That’s why most patients are in and out in less than an hour.

Leukemia Diet and Nutrition - Best Leukemia Treatment in Chennai

Diet and Nutrition

  • Consume 10 fruits and vegetables daily which have great sources of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are highly potential to fight cancer cells.
  • Steamed vegetables like peppers, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, mushrooms, zucchini, and sweet peas.
  • Whole grains such as cereals, brown rice and quinoa which provide more nutrients compared to nutrients got from the refined grains
  • Additionally, have soup made from kale, spinach, mustard greens and low-sodium vegetable juice which adds greater support to your health
  • Also, food which is rich in protein content to strengthen your body and fend off weakness caused by chemotherapy.

Prevention

  • Eat a Healthy (Mediterranean-Style) Diet
  • Minimize Sucralose
  • Exercise daily
  • Don’t Smoke
  • Don’t Share Needles
  • Practice Safe Sex 
  • Maintain a Healthy Weight
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Focused On Providing The Best Possible Treatment To Our Patients

We Have Created Our Care Practice Specially To Fit Your Needs

From trouble sleeping to work stress to anxiety to depression, we all have difficulty managing our emotions at times. It’s part of being human. And addressing these issues is a vital part of what we do as a primary care practice, because your emotional well-being is essential to your overall health and wellness.

We’ve redesigned the doctor’s office experience to fit your life, put you at ease, and treat you as a whole person. We create safe and inviting spaces,

ask meaningful questions, give you time to talk, and listen without judgment. Then we work with you on a plan to help you feel your best — whether you want to sleep better, feel calmer, worry less, or get a better handle on your mood.

To continue shedding a light on mental health issues, we teamed up with the award-winning musicians from Bear and a Banjo to create a song showing people they’re not alone. See how the project came to life in the video above — and if you’re struggling, we can help.

Leukemia Diagnosis - Best Leukemia Treatment in Chennai

Diagnosis

  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests
  • Bone marrow test
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)

Key Services

  • Surgeries
  • Radiation therapies
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapies
  • Targeted therapies
  • Stem cell transplantation
Leukemia Key Services - Best Leukemia Treatment in Chennai
Leukemia Key Facilities - Best Leukemia Treatment in Chennai

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, X-rays, MRI scan, Ultrasound and guided procedures.
  • Dedicated tumour board with a team of medical/surgical/radiation oncologists for better patient care.

We provide Our Best Leukemia Cancer Treatment in Chennai

According to a recent medical survey, people aged above 55 and aged under are prone to be diagnosed with leukemia cancer every year. The major cause of the leukemia cancer is smoking and exposure to chemical substances. The survival rate of young people is higher compared to that of the aged people. We provide you with advanced treatments to overcome this but make sure that you get the best leukemia cancer treatment in Chennai. It is advisable to quit smoking and avoid inhalation of chemicals. Connect with us as we are excelled with our medical experts and trained staff to provide you the best leukemia cancer treatment in Chennai. 

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