Treating lymphoma in St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou
In St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, we provide lymphoma patients with 18 advanced anticancer technologies and high quality services, and we will try our best to help them improve their living quality, relieve their pain and prolong their survival time. The MDT (Multidisciplinary Team) of St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou will make therapeutic plan for lymphoma patients based on their condition. Combining minimally invasive therapies with historic traditional Chinese medicine, lymphoma patients can avoid the suffering of traditional operation, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Meanwhile, experts will monitor the whole treatment, and adjust timely to improve the efficacy.
What is lymphoma?
Lymphoma is a kind of malignant tumor originating from lymph node or other lymph organizations. Currently there are nearly 70 pathological types of lymphoma, and it is mainly divided into two categories: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
What are the risk factors of lymphoma?
Physical factors: the onset of lymphoma is related to irradiation absorption. Large dose of irradiation urges the occurrence of human’s lymphoma;
Chemical factors: chemical carcinogen, like pesticide, hair dye and so on;
Immunity factor: immunity hypofunction, like AIDS, organ transplantation, rheumatoid arthritis and so on;
Hereditary factor: the occurrence of malignant tumors has obvious trend of family gathering, for example, brothers or sisters can successively or simultaneously suffer from malignant lymphoma;
Virus: viral infection, like HTLV, HIV, EB, etc.
Besides, long term acid body constitution is the well known risk factor for lymph canceration.
High risky group of lymphoma
According to concerned statistics, there is one new lymphoma case emerge every 9 minutes, in which the proportion of young adults between 20-40 years old is increasing. This is because lymph tissues of young adults are in active stage, the high sensitive lymph tissues makes them easily become high risky group of lymphoma.
What are the clinical manifestations of lymphoma?
Getting fever without causes. Body temperature keeps among 38-40 ℃ for several days, after treatment, the condition shall be improved but often reoccur afterwards;
Lymph node enlargement. Lymph node enlargement usually occurs at the positions of neck, underneath geny or ear, sometimes may spreads to armpit or fold inguen; lymph node may develop from the size of soybean to that of jujube without pain;
Systemic symptoms: skin itchy, unexplained weight loss, night sweat, lassitude, anaemia.
What are conventional methods for diagnosing lymphoma?
Bone marrow examination;
Lower extremity lymphography;
What are the treatment methods for lymphoma?
Surgery: the common surgeries are for gastrointestinal tract lymphoma, malignant lymphoma of genitourinary system, malignant lymphoma of spleen, and so on;
Chemotherapy: is the main method for treating lymphoma .Chemotherapy drugs can kill tumor cells that grow quickly;
Radiotherapy: it applies high energy rays to irradiate tumor cells to achieve the purpose of killing tumor cells;
TCM – Traditional Chinese Medicine: it can improve the overall immune defend function and alleviate certain side effects caused by chemotherapy, such as nausea, vomit and so on.
Experts of Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou point out that the treatment of lymphoma not just rely on local treatment or a certain therapy, instead, it should combine surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, TCM and other multi-disciplinary therapies together as per patient’s specific condition so that achiever the best therapeutic effect.
Nursing of lymphoma
Encourage patients to actively cooperate with doctor and receive treatments positively to enhance the confidence of fighting disease;
Enhance nutrition supply, eat more easily digested food rich in high protein, vitamins and improving immunity;
Suitably do some exercise and improve the physical constitution; when fever or other obvious symptoms caused by tumor invading other organs emerge, get some rest to prevent body consumption and protect the organism;
Keep skin clean and swab the body with warm water, especially protect the skin of radiotherapy exposed area to prevent the stimulus of sun solarization, antiseptics, soap imposed to the skin.
What kinds of supports can be obtained?
Practice proves that the clinic team services composed by multiple disciplines like oncosurgery, oncology, pathology, imageology and anesthesia doctors as well as professional nurses, can provide patients with most effective, most suitable and most economic treatment plan, and also can greatly improve the therapeutic effect of treating cancer patients.
"One station" medical system constructed by Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou combining multiple disciplines, can perform comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for patients under the condition of without adding patients’ burden. Therefore, on one hand, it can provide all-round and heartfelt medical services, and on the other hand, it improves medical efficiency and level. There are many channels can be applied to conduct the communication between patients and doctors, like online consultation, email, telephone conversation, and face-to-face consultation. All these consultation services can effectively help patients to fight the cancer. While the medical team faced by the patients includes doctors, nurses, dietitians, interpreters and so on to meet various demands in different level of different countries. Patients would be more confident under the unobstructed communication environment to cooperate the hospital to diagnose and treat the diseases.
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