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Dr. Vikas Goswami
Dr. Vikas Goswami is a highly experienced Medical Oncology Senior Consultant and Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer Specialist at Max Healthcare (Vaishali, Patparganj, Greater Noida, and Noida). Before joining Max Hospital, he was associated with the Fortis Group of Hospitals & IOSPL.
He is a well-trained medical oncologist, having great recognition and reputation at a national and international level. He has received much appreciation for his ethical and professional clinical approach.
- MBBS: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
- M.D. (Internal Medicine): Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
- ECMO: European Society of Medical Oncology
- D.N.B. (Medical Oncology): Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital & Research Institute
What is Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer?
Hodgkin’s disease (HD) is a kind of lymphoma, a type of blood cancer that begins in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system supports the immune system, takes rid of waste, and fights infections. HD is also named Hodgkin disease, and Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma
SIGN & SYMPTOMS
Symptoms of Hodgkin Lymphoma
Signs and symptoms of Hodgkin Lymphoma can change and, beginning in the disease; there may be none. When signs and symptoms do happen, they can include the most common types of signs and symptoms such as:
- Persistent cough, chest, and difficulty in breathing.
- Painless swelling of lymph nodes in your neck, armpits, or groin.
- Night sweats.
- Unintended weight loss.
- Severe itching.
- Itching in skin
- Increased sensitivity and pain in the lymph nodes after drinking alcohol.
- swollen spleen
CANCER IS DIAGNOSED
How Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer is Diagnosed?
To diagnose Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, your doctor will administer a physical exam and ask you regarding your medical history. Your doctor will also order special tests so they can make a proper diagnosis. The following tests may be done:
- imaging tests, such as CT scans or X-rays
- bone marrow biopsy, which includes the elimination and examination of marrow inside your bones to see if cancer has developed
- lymph node biopsy, which provides for removing a piece of lymph node tissue to examine for the presence of unusual cells
- an echocardiogram to choose how great your heart is working
- lung function tests to decide how great your lungs are working
- immunophenotyping to define the type of lymphoma cells that are present
- blood tests, such as a complete blood count (CBC), to measure levels of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets
Once a Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis has been made, the cancer is indicated a stage. Staging describes the scope and severity of the disease. It will help your doctor decide your treatment choices and outlook.
Stage 1 (Early Stage)
In this stage, cancer is detected in one lymph node part, or the cancer is detected in only one organ section.
Stage 2 (Locally Advanced Disease)
In this stage, cancer is detected in two lymph node areas on one side of the diaphragm, which is the muscle under your lung, or that cancer was found in one lymph node area as well as in a nearby organ.
Stage 3 (advanced disease)
In this stage, cancer is detected in lymph node areas both above and below your diaphragm, or that cancer was detected in one lymph node area and one organ on opposing sides of your diaphragm
Treatments Recommended for Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer Patients
Hodgkin Lymphoma cancer disease is treated in many ways. It depends on the sort of lymphoma cancer disease and how this disease has spread among peoples.
Chemotherapy is the usage of drugs to destroy cancer cells. Chemo is typically injected into a vein under the skin. Chemo drugs insert into the bloodstream and travel everywhere in the body Chemo is the principal treatment for most people with Hodgkin lymphoma (other than some people with NLPHL).
Immunotherapy is using medicines to treat someone’s immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells properly. Immunotherapy can be practiced to treat some people with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL).
Radiation therapy does high-energy rays of radiation to kill cancer cells. It’s advantageous when HL is simply in one part of the body. Radiation is usually given after chemotherapy, mainly when there’s a big or bulky tumor mass (generally in the chest).
Risk Factors of Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer
Hodgkin’s lymphoma is most generally diagnosed in people between 15 and 40 years old and people older than 55.
Overall, men are more likely to catch Hodgkin lymphoma than women, although the nodular sclerosis subtype is also usual in women.
Past Epstein-Barr infection.
People who have had diseases caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, such as contagious mononucleosis, are also likely to catch Hodgkin’s lymphoma than those who haven’t had Epstein-Barr infections.
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TREATMENTS IN DELHI & NOIDA
Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer Treatment in Delhi & Noida
Zeeva Clinic offers personalized treatment to patients from across the country using the world’s most advanced lymphoma cancer screening and treatment technology. We are here to save the lives of people, but we also have the opportunity to offer tailored care to elderly patients who may have other health problems besides lymphoma cancer.
Our multidisciplinary team of lymhoma cancer treatment in Delhi and Noida provides Support and care that will be involved to coordinate treatment throughout the journey efficiently. We have access to the most advanced lymphoma cancer screening and treatment technologies in the world, and we have the highest quality of care for our patients and their families.
We understand your challenges and concerns and can give you encouragement and helpful advice. We contact survivors who have completed treatment so that we can get them at any time during and after their cancer treatment. You will support us throughout your journey through lymphoma cancer screening, and we understand and support you.
Dr Vikas Goswami, director of Zeeva Clinic and lymphoma cancer specialist in Delhi and Noida, believes that lymphoma cancer is curable if diagnosed and treated correctly at the right time. We are continually striving to equip our patients with excellent treatment to diagnose and treat it most effectively. We do our best to understand the various diseases and their causes and to offer patients the best medicines, with a specialized medical team.
Frequently Asked Questions
01/ How do you get Hodgkins lymphoma?
Hodgkinlymphoma is produced by a variation (mutation) in the DNA of a white blood cell called B lymphocytes, although the right reason this happens isn’t known. The DNA provides the cells with a primary set of instructions, such as when to develop and reproduce.
02/ Is Hodgkin’s Lymphoma curable?
In a few cases, chemotherapy may be connected with steroid medication. Surgery isn’t commonly applied to treat the condition, except for the biopsy used to diagnose it. Overall, treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma is hugely efficient, and most people with the disease are ultimately cured.
03/ Can stress cause Hodgkin’s lymphoma?
There is no proof that stress can create lymphoma (or any type of cancer) more serious. Remember that experts have found no evidence to recommend that there’s anything you have or have not done to cause you to develop lymphoma.
04/ What triggers lymphoma?
Doctors can’t identify whatcauseslymphoma. But it occurs when a disease-fighting white blood cell called a lymphocyte produces a genetic mutation. The mutation directs the cell to increase rapidly, causing many diseased lymphocytes that continue growing.
05/ What was the first hodgkin’s lymphoma symptom?
The most common lymphoma symptoms involve swollen lymph nodes in the neck or armpits, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, and fever.
06/ What is the best treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma?
Treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma may include the following:
- Combination of chemotherapy.
- Combination chemotherapy with radiationtherapy to the regions of the body with cancer.
- Radiationtherapy solely in patients who cannot be treated with combination chemotherapy.