Dr.K.RAGHU
MD(PGI-Chandigarh) Dip.Haem(UK)

CONSULTANT HAEMATOLOGIST

BLOOD CANCER IN CHILDREN

Though rare all types of blood cancer do occur in children. The most common is ALL or Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This is a curable cancer if handled properly.

Children below 10 years have the best chance of cure. The reason why these cancers happen is still debated Genetic factors and viruses are important.

Cross Section Views Showing Normal Blood Versus Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

The most common symptom is fever Any child with fever more than 2 weeks or body pain especially muscle and joint pain should have blood tests to rule out blood cancer.

Many of these kids grow up and have normal lives.


ABOUT Dr.K.RAGHU

Dr.K.Raghu at his Office
Dr.K.Raghu at his Office

Dr.K.RAGHU is one of India's senior HAEMATOLOGISTS,
in practice for the past 35 years.

He sees outpatients in Arunodhaya Medical Center, Coimbatore.

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