Asked on 20th Aug, 2022

Is Blood cancer curable and what are the treatment options?

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Dr. Babita Goel

General Physician

24 years of experience

Answered on 18th January 2020

Treatment and prognosis of blood cancer depends on the type and stage of cancer, age and condition of patient. Blood cancer treatments include: Stem cell transplantation, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy. Regular follow up with doctor, prevention from infections, get vaccinated, some light physical activity, healthy and balanced diet will be of help. Consult hematologists. Hope our answer helps you.

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