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Should I talk to my doctor about my hematologic cancer symptoms?

If you have symptoms of hematologic cancer, you should contact your doctor. Hematologic cancers are very serious disorders, and early diagnosis with prompt, appropriate treatment will improve your chances of being survival. Survival rates in the last 30 years have almost doubled because of major advances in treatment. Your doctor can help make the diagnosis, begin treatment, and manage side effects of the treatment.

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