Hematology Treatments

Treatments include:

  • Diet advice
  • Oral medication - tablets or liquid medicines
  • Anticoagulation therapy
  • Intramuscular injections (for example, Vitamin B12 injections)
  • Blood transfusion (for anemia)
  • Venesection also known as therepeutic phlebotomy (for iron overload or polycythemia)
  • Bone marrow transplant (for example, for leukemia)
  • All kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy (for example, for cancer)

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2011

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