Treatment options are dependent on the person's age and health, the type of leukemia a person has have, and whether it has spread to other parts of the body, including the central nervous system.
Your doctor may recommend treatment options involving:
Treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals
At Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, we treat both common and uncommon types of blood disorders and cancers, such as leukemia.
Our hematopathologists, who specialise in diseases of the blood, work closely with Parkway Cancer Centre care team to ensure an accurate diagnosis of this complex disease, which has many variations and rare forms.
The multidisciplinary team includes haematologists, pathologists, radiologists, dermatologists, respiratory physicians, renal physicians, cardiologists, neurologists, and physiotherapists.
Our experienced specialists also perform bone marrow biopsies, which are done routinely for patients with blood disorders, especially for those with malignancies like leukemia.
Haematology and Stem Cell Transplant Centre, located at Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital, is headed by Dr Patrick Tan, a haematologist with more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of blood disorders including leukemia, and in performing bone marrow transplants.
Parkway Cancer Centre, which also runs the Children’s Haematology & Cancer Centre, provides specialised clinical care, including diagnostic evaluation and chemotherapy, for children and adults with blood diseases.
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