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Dr. Maqsood Amjad

Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Maqsood Amjad is a top Hematologist-Oncologist in Plainfield, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Maqsood Amjad is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Maqsood Amjad is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Maqsood Amjad is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Plainfield, New Jersey, Dr. Maqsood Amjad is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Maqsood Amjad
  • Edison, NJ
  • King Edward Medical College University of Punjab; Lahore
  • Accepting new patients

What is the course of treatment for leukemia?

Leukemia are of different kinds and they can be acute or chronic. Acute leukemia usually need treatment with chemotherapy right away to achieve remission. An expert needs a lot READ MORE
Leukemia are of different kinds and they can be acute or chronic. Acute leukemia usually need treatment with chemotherapy right away to achieve remission. An expert needs a lot of information about leukemia in order to provide a detailed opinion. You can reach out to our office or nearby oncologist who deals with hematologist malignancies for a 2nd opinion.

What can be done for anemia?

Anemias are of different kinds and need extensive evaluation to decide on the appropriate treatment. You can call our office or a nearby hematologist for evaluation.

My hemoglobin level Is very low since I had chemotherapy. What should I do?

Hemoglobin should improve a few months after completion of chemotherapy, if not normal, it should be close to normal. You should discuss with your oncologist to find out any additional READ MORE
Hemoglobin should improve a few months after completion of chemotherapy, if not normal, it should be close to normal. You should discuss with your oncologist to find out any additional causes of anemia especially possibility of damage to bone marrow.

High lymphocytes

Need to look at the whole CBC and smear to evaluate.

Is leukemia curable?

Acute leukemia’s have the potential of cure. Chronic leukemia in general has very effective therapies which can cure or place patient’s in long term remissions. However, at times READ MORE
Acute leukemia’s have the potential of cure. Chronic leukemia in general has very effective therapies which can cure or place patient’s in long term remissions. However, at times leukemia’s can be refractory to treatment and fatal.

Can continuous anemia be a sign of blood cancer?

Anemia can be a sign of blood cancer. However, there are many other causes of anemia which are in general fixable.

Can blood cancer ever be treated?

It has the potential of cure.

I keep passing blood in my stools. While doctors have ruled out anything serious, I am worried.

Blood in stools can have different reasons. It can be from hemorrhoids, diverticulosis or bleeding small vessels called AVM or angiodysplasia. Your GI doctors should be able to READ MORE
Blood in stools can have different reasons. It can be from hemorrhoids, diverticulosis or bleeding small vessels called AVM or angiodysplasia. Your GI doctors should be able to help you. These conditions are in general not dangerous but may need iron supplementation to keep hemoglobin normal.

Can blood cancer be treated naturally?

While a balanced diet is very important for overall health, it’s not curative for any cancers.

Do I have leukaemia

Unlikely. A simple test CBC sometimes can evaluate possibility of leukemia.