In the treatment process for cancer can I donate plasma?
Therapy of radiation is used in the treatment of cancer which makes use of x-rays which is helpful in stopping or killing cells of cancer and will also prevents from rising. As, chemotherapy is also used for killing cancer cells while treatment of cancer.
Both of these above-mentioned cancer treatments damages cells of plasma. A temporary postponement is caused by the treatment of cancer such as chemotherapy, surgery, or bone marrow.A person who is suffering from cancer or any heart-related diseases he or she are not eligible for donating blood but they can donate platelets, double red, and cells of plasma along with regular donation.
Cancer of skin
Patient with non-melanoma type of skin as well as a tumor which has been treated in a patient can donate plasma. A person who is properly treated can also donate plasma.A person with non-melanoma cancer of skin, which has not been spread anywhere else in the body can also give blood only if the treatment is completed.
It is a cancer in blood of plasma cells. In the bone marrow of human body, myeloma cancer occurs. After non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 37 with 1 percent, myeloma is the second common blood cancer with a percentage of 10 of all the tumors and two percent of all cancer deaths.
People suffering from myeloma are advised to not donate their plasma as their cells are infected with cancer cells. Blood cancer affects bone marrow, lymphatic system, and blood.
A patient suffering from breast cancer can donate plasma but with a condition that cancer has not spread to other patient’s kidney, liver, blood as well as bone. Usually, Tamoxifen or any other drug used for the treatment of cancer in breast is acceptable provided with a condition that the donor should fulfill all other eligibility criteria.
Cancer in prostrate
If in case a patient had prostate cancer then he must be advised to not donate plasma. Type of patients who have splenectomy or having cancer in blood productive systems such as cancer or liver are not allowed to donate plasma.
Even during reduction of cancer can I spread cancer by donating plasma?
After when a patient is properly treated and recovered from cancer can donate plasma and the chances of getting infected from that donated plasma is very less. Donors in which, cancer is not spread in the body and does not need any other treatment besides the surgery have fewer chances of cancer cells in their body.
There are few questions which will be asked from the donors related to their health which is helpful in determining that a person is qualified for donating plasma or not. Proper health of an individual is determined before collecting plasma.
How Platelet and Plasma Donations can be helpful for Patients of cancer?
Plasma is used in a treatment of many serious health problems such as trauma, burns, cancer, trauma, deficiency of bone marrow and leukemia. As while treatment of cancer, platelets are not easily formed by the body, as a result, there is a need of plasma.
Sometimes it may happen that bruises on arm occur on skin of the donor because of the insertion of needle in wrong place. Yellow bruise and blood bruise commonly occur when needle is inserted in wrong place or small vein.Bruise after blood drawn may lead to infection in skin and if not cared properly then it may swell and may cause serious health problems.