An overview of blood diseases, tumors, and treatments
the blood diseases
Depending on your disorder, many treatment options can be included such as growth factors to stimulate blood cell production, steroids or other drugs to suppress the immune system, and chemotherapy to destroy abnormal cells.
Bleeding disorders such as hemophilia may require blood-forming treatments, such as platelet transfusions or clotting factors.
Diseases involving thrombosis can be treated with medications that prevent the formation of clots.
Some cases require bone marrow transplantation.
There are many types of cancer treatment, the types of treatment you receive depend on your cancer and its progression. …
Some people with cancer will undergo only one treatment, But most people have a range of treatment options, such as chemotherapy and / or radiotherapy.
Various treatments of tumors include:
surgery is used to remove the cancer tumor from your body.
Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill the cancer cells and shrink tumors.
Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses medications to kill the cancer cells.
Immunotherapy for cancer treatment
Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps the immune system fight cancer.
Targeted therapy is a type of cancer treatment that targets changes in cancer cells that help them grow, divide, and spread.
Hormone therapy is a treatment that slows or stops the growth of breast and prostate cancers that use hormones to grow.
Stem cell transplantation
Stem cell transplant is a procedure that restores hematopoietic stem cells in cancer patients who took high doses of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
Precise medicine helps doctors choose treatments that are most likely to help the patients based on genetic understanding of their disease.
Next, we will review a quick summary of the most advanced technology in oncology surgeries.
1 . gamma knife rays
A minimally invasive therapy that uses a unique technique that produces 192 cross-gamma beams.
A very accurate and sharply focused radiation therapy that treats cancer tumors and lesions in the brain.
The instrument’s precision is surgically high. It leaves no cuts, cracks, and no need for anesthesia with it.
Patients remain awake during the procedure and return home after treatment, and resume normal activities.
Individual beams pass through the body without causing damage – and they also maintain healthy brain tissue ) – up to the point where they cross and destroy the cancer cells).
The candidates …
Cases and patients with …
Malignant or benign brain tumors.
Venous arteriovenous malformation.
Auditory nerve tumor.
Parkinson’s disease and disorder data and other movement.
2 – Radiological interference treatment.
Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to shrink tumors and kill cancer cells.
X-rays, gamma rays and charged particles are the types of radiation used to treat cancer.
Radiation can be emitted by an extracorporeal device (not radiotherapy with the outer beam) ,or it may come from (a radioactive substance placed in the body near cancer cells (internal radiotherapy , also called topical radiotherapy
Systemic radiation therapy uses radioactive materials, such as radioactive iodine, which is transmitted into the blood to kill cancer cells.
Candidates and Benefits …
radiation therapy may be given in some cases with as a therapeutic solution (i.e. , cancer , either by eliminating the tumor or to prevent the recurrence of cancer , or both) in such cases , you can use radiation alone therapy or in combination with surgery or chemotherapy , or both .
Radiation therapy can also be given with palliative intent.
The Palliative treatments not intended to heal, they relieve symptoms and reduce the suffering caused by cancer.
Some examples of palliative radiotherapy are:
Radiation granted to the brain to shrink tumors formed from cancerous cells that have spread to the brain from another part of the body (metastases).
Radiation is given to shrink a tumor that presses the spine or grows within the bone, which may cause pain.
The radiation given to shrink the tumor near the esophagus, which can interfere with the patient’s ability to eat and drink.
How much does these procedures cost in Health Laguna …
At Health Laguna we try hard to search for our patients for ideal conditions as well as for hospitals and medical centers of high quality and at the best prices in Turkey. Expenses change according to the individual case. You can request your quotation by writing to us, and we will answer you as soon as possible.
About the integrative services we provide here at Health Laguna ..
* Our services are not limited to securing appropriate treatment, but extends to provide free consultancy specialized in each case, and arrange the most appropriate appointments for patients from the reception at the airport to the presence of an interpreter for the duration of treatment.