A hematologist deals with the treatment of blood disorders and malignancies, including different types of hemophilia, leukemia, lymphoma, anemia etc.
Typical symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, Trouble concentrating from lack of oxygenated blood in the brain, Muscle weakness, Fast heartbeat etc.
The investigations include Full Blood Count Testing, White Blood Cells (WBC) Testing, Red Blood Cells (RBC) Testing, Hemoglobin Testing, Hematocrit and Platelets, Mono Screening, Vitamin B12 Deficiency Testing, and Renal Profiling.
Hematologic tests aid in the diagnosis of blood diseases such as anemia, certain cancers of the blood and inflammatory diseases, and also help monitor blood loss and infection.
Most of them are curable as it all depends upon the type of blood cancer the patient is suffering from.