Harley Street at Queen's is pleased to offer a full haematological service for malignant (cancerous) and non malignant (non cancerous) disorders.
The East London and Essex Haematology Centre, which is based at Harley Street at Queen's, is led by five highly experienced and expert consultants, each specialising in various areas of haematological treatment. For patients who require bone marrow, stem cell or cord blood transplants this can be arranged with our private partners at UCLH on a shared care basis.
Leukaemia is a type of cancer of the blood or the bone marrow. Leukaemia is a general term used to cover a wide range of diseases affecting the blood, known as haematological neoplasm’s. Leukaemia is characterised by an abnormal increase in white blood cells. Learn more
Lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting the lymphatic cells of the immune system. There are many types of Lymphomas which are part of the group known as haematological neoplasms. Tumours often present as an enlargement of a lymph node. Learn more
Myeloma is a type of cancer of the plasma cells. Groups of abnormal cells collect in the bones and in the bone marrow. Myeloma is characterised by bone lesions, abnormal kidney function and hypercalcemia. Learn more
Anticoagulant therapy is a treatment which slows the rate of blood from clotting. This involves a course of drug therapy.
Sickle cell is a genetic blood disorder. This genetic disorder affects many nationalities including Arabs, Greeks, Indians, Italians, and Latin Americans. In particular Sickle cell affects people of African descent. Sickle cell is characterised by red blood cells that take up an abnormal rigid, sickle shape.
Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder. There are two main types of Thalassaemia, Alpha and Beta. Alpha being prevalent among people of Western Africa and South Asia, and Beta being prevalent among those in the Mediterranean. Thalassaemia is characterised by anaemia – a decrease in the number of red blood cells.