Hemato Oncology is a branch of cancer care which specialises in diagnosing and treating blood disorders and disorders of the lymphatic system (lymph nodes and vessels).
If your primary care physician has recommended that you see a hemato oncologist, it may be because you are at risk for a condition involving your red or white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, or spleen. Some of these conditions treated under hematology are:
Hemato Oncology involves many of the therapies, treatments, and procedures related to blood and bone marrow.
Because blood disorders can affect almost any area of the body, hemato oncologists usually collaborate with other medical specialists, especially internists, pathologists, radiologists and other specialists.
Hemato Oncologists treat both adults and children. They may work in hospitals, in clinics, or in laboratory settings.