Leukemia is a cancer of blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system.
The cause of Leukemia is unknown. However, certain factors put people at higher risk, such as -
Some Common Symptoms of Leukemia May Include the following -
Depending on the severity, the treatment for Leukemia may include chemotherapy and blood transfusion.
It may require chemotherapy followed by radiation and a bone marrow transplant for severe cases.
The Cost of Leukemia Treatment Includes:
The Overall Cost of the Procedure Also Varies Based on the Patient's Condition and Preferences. Some of these factors are:
Type of Hospital and Room Opted (General, Twin sharing, or single room)
The Severity of the Disease
Post-surgical Complications, if happens (such as Bleeding, Infection may happen)
Cost of Blood Products (if required)
An Extended Stay at the Hospital
Cost of Accommodation During Follow-ups, in case the Patient is not a Local Resident
Before starting the leukemia treatment, blood tests are done to determine the abnormal growth of red or white cells. A needle biopsy and sample of bone marrow from the pelvic bone will be needed to test for leukemic cells. The costs of these tests are covered in the package.
All the medicines prescribed by the doctor and available at the hospital are covered in the package when you are hospitalized. Once you leave the hospital, the medicines you will buy from outside the hospital charge extra.
Leukemia is the cancer of blood-forming tissues that include the bone marrow and lymphatic system. The treatment is more intensive, and you have to stay in the hospital for 3-4 weeks during the treatment. Chemotherapy is the most common treatment for leukemia. You need to stay in the hospital for a long time after chemotherapy because you will be prone to picking up the infections after the treatment. Regular physical examinations and medical tests will continue to check that leukemia has not come back.
The overall success rate is usually high and above 90%.
Leukemia can spread to other body parts, including the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, heart, and kidneys.
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