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How can hairy cell leukemia be further treated?

my father is sufferring from Hairy cell leukemia since 2005 and had kemo therepy 6 cycles and thereafter on luckran tablets. Since last one year, there is major weakness and had blood transpalent 3 times in a month and repeated two cycles of kemo therepy.
Please suggest further treatment.
Mon, 9 Mar 2015
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Hematologist 's  Response
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Hairy cell leukemia is treated only by chemotherapy. SO he should take chemotherapy according to doctor's advise. Blood transfusion is necessary to maintain hemoglobin level. Consult your doctor and take treatment accordingly.

Hope I have answered your question, if you have any doubts then contact me at bit.ly/Drsanghvihardik, I will be happy to answer you.
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Wish you a very good health.
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Hematologist Dr. Hardik Sanghvi's  Response
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Your father has hairy cell leukemia. He should take chemotherapy for that. Chemotherapy is the treatment of choice. For supportive care He should take packed red cells are platelets as and when required. Consult your doctor and take treatment accordingly.

Hope I have answered your question, if you have any doubts then contact me at bit.ly/Drsanghvihardik, I will be happy to answer you.
Thanks for using health care magic.
Wish you a very good health.
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