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Leukemia occurs when your white blood cell count dramatically increases. By overwhelming the number of red blood cells and platelets in your body, an unhealthy imbalance occurs
Each person will experience symptoms differently, but the most common signs of leukemia are:
There is no standard screening process for detecting early-stage leukemia. In most cases, leukemia is not found until a person goes to the doctor because they are experiencing symptoms of the disease.
If you have signs or symptoms that suggest leukemia, you may undergo the following diagnostic exams:
Treatment for leukemia will vary depending on the stage and type of leukemia as well as your overall health. In some cases, your doctor may choose to tackle treatment with traditional medications such as chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Surgery may also be an option, as well as procedures like:
If you’d like more information about your or a loved one’s cancer care, or to receive a second opinion about a diagnosis, our team is here to help.
We combine cutting-edge medical technology with a human touch, allowing us to provide experienced care. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained oncology physicians are well-versed in the latest cancer treatments and are equipped with advanced technologies that can increase your chances for a successful recovery. We also understand that navigating the ups and downs of life with cancer can be overwhelming, which is why we provide a built-in support system of nurse and patient navigators, social workers, physical therapists and registered dietitians so you and your family don’t have to walk the path to recovery alone.
Inspira’s oncology physicians take a multi-faceted approach to detecting, diagnosing and treating cancer by looking at your condition from a holistic perspective. Whether you’re just beginning treatment or are a cancer-free survivor, we take everything—genetics, lifestyle habits and other risk factors—into account when designing your care plan. By treating the whole person rather than just the disease itself, we’re able to offer a more targeted, personalized experience.
Inspira participates in clinical trials to explore new ways to prevent, detect or treat cancer. Clinical trials can also focus on other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with cancer. Participants help others and may also benefit from receiving the newest treatment along with additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
Residents of South Jersey need not travel far to get the best in cancer care—with multiple facilities in Southern New Jersey, Inspira delivers a full breadth of cancer services close to where you live. When you’re not distracted by a long commute to your medical provider, you have more energy to focus on what’s important: your health and healing.
Cancer care and services are offered at our convenient medical center locations.
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