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Dr. Julio Hajdenberg

Hematology and Oncology
Orlando, FL
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Orlando, FL

Address

MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, 1400 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Multiplan PPO

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Other

United healthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Hematology and Oncology

Doctor Q&A

83 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is one of many treatments available to patients with psoriasis. A dermatologist should be able to tell if it is appropriate for any particular... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Cancer drugs: Even though strictly speaking all drug treatments are chemo-therapies, the term is generally applied to drugs utilized in cancer treatment. Traditiona... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Neither: It's not a surgeon; it's a pediatrician specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancers and blood diseases.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Iron maybe needed: These laboratory results maybe consistent with iron deficiency. This deficiency maybe corrected with either oral or injectable iron preparations. Howe... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Uncommon problem: Factor v deficiency is really rare, but vw disease is very common, but sometimes overdiagnosed. There are known cases of combined factor v and viii de... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Probably not: Anemia can be seen in the fingernails, but it manifests as pallor of the nailbed, not the nail tips. If in doubt you can always ask your doctor to che... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
A test 2 assess risk: The correct name is igvh mutational status assay. This is a gene test performed only on leukemic cells of patients with cll to assess risk of progress... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
A type of lymphoma: It is a malignant (cancerous) proliferation of lymphocytes with unique biological, prognostic and diagnostic features. It involves mostly lymph nodes ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
You need a physical: There are many reasons why patients develop chest wall pain, but if you have a history of breast cancer-regardless of the stage or prior therapy-it is... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Flushing+diarrhea: It includes the signs and symptoms resulting from a "carcinoid tumor", a type a of neuroendocrine cancer, usually arising in the digestive system that... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: That is one of the most common scenarios, especially in the neck, scalp or groin areas.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
It depends: Not everyone with the gene (you need 2 defective copies) will develop symptoms. Women take more years to develop them than men, because of pregnancies... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Relative v.absolute?: The percentages can be misleading. One must really look at the absolute amounts of both. Depending on the circumstances, a true absolute neutrophilia ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Not about the spots: But if there is a family history of br ca, you may need closer surveillance. The spots are likely just areas with less pigment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Wait some time: If you have an infection of the scalp, as it happens after some severe cases of lice infestation, the lns may remain swollen for 8 weeks or longer. Yo... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Not enough info but: It isn't very likely that an enlarged spleen would impede the advancement of a colonoscope only after 20cms. There is no "borderline" lymphoma", but ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: But it needs to be evaluated. A urologist is the person that can help with this. The risk of prostate cancer goes up after 50 years. There are some me... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
See below: Nowadays prostate cancer (pc)is diagnosed in asymptomatic persons with an abnormal blood test called psa. However, when symptoms from PC develop, it i... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Many things: Urine infections, menstrual blood contaminations, stones, tumors in the kidney or bladder, some congenital kidney disorders (spongiotic kidney), trau... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign.... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Slightly better: Xgeva (denosumab) does have some advantages over zometa: quicker administration and no kidney side effects. It is associated with fewer bone complicat... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign.... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Some do: Some advanced cancers, as a manifestation of advanced disease, secrete a number of hormonal substances that cause a syndrome cause "cachexia". This le... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: Tylenol (acetaminophen or paracetamol) is not a blood thinner. However, it may interfere with some of the blood thinners (warfarin), so you may need t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: Unfortunately, metastatic lung cancer is incurable. Neither chemotherapy, nor radiation, nor bone bone marrow transplants can ofter a cure. Chemothera... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Probably none: The mpv is one of the least important measurements in the complete blood count. It stands for mean platelet volume, so in the context of a normal pla... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: The way to start is to check a transferrin saturation. Depending of these results and other findings on physical exam and personal and family history,... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: Neutropenia refers to a decline in one type of blood cell: the neutrophil (the most abundant type of white cell). Pancytopenia refers to a globar decl... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: Pernnicious anemia is a horrible name for B12 deficiency. It is easily treated by giving injections of B12 or by using inhaled b12.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
More O2: To increase the number of circulating red cells, thus improving the delivery of o2 to tissues.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
May need chemo: This now called jmml, and, unless i don't understand you correctly, you specifically excluded cml. Jmml is very rare and it affects young children. Al... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Whcich one?: There are paget's diseases 1. Paget disease of the bone (not cancer-not fatal) 2. Paget's disease of the breast: a form of cancer involving the skin... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
It is true: The full name is, indeed, hereditary hemochromatosis. The most common form in the western world is mediated by the inheritance of 2 abnormal copies of... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Surgically: Gynecolists or gynecologic oncologists will advice different type of resection procedures for it. In general, they will try to preserve the rest of th... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Maybe: It's not uncommon; but if it gets worse have this checked to make sure there is no infection.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Not quickly: Ks in the mouth is no longer a common disease among aids patients, so we do not see as many cases as we saw in the 90s. There are a number of mouth ab... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
It happens: But newer treatments with Rituximab appear to have improved cure rates.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Large lymph nodes: That is the most common symptoms. But it may also include weight loss, fever, drenching sweats, abnormal blood counts, autoimmune problems and compres... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Depends on the type: There are many, many types of leukemias, acute or chronic, curable and incurable, of children and of adults, lymphocytic or myelocytic, etc. The deta... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: Most bladder cancers diagnosed in the us are, however, very early in their presentations (stages 0 or 1), and therefore curable. However, a neglected ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Not based on numbers: What determines the need for treatment is the development of severe symptoms-such as weight loss >10%, profuse (not mild) sweats, fever, significant e... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Sometimes: Some leukemias are chronic and may not need immediate therapy. The most common one is chronic lymphocytic leukemia and most patients arenot treated i... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Probably not: Nevertheless, you may need a check up so you can have a proper diagnosis and treatment so that you feel better.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
You need info: Many conditions are called "thick blood"; but it is not a medical term. If you find out exactly what they mean by that, we may be able to give you a m... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Have your doctor see: These results. Mildly decreased wbcs is the second most common consultation we get in our hematology practice. Since the causes are too many to discus... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Yes : There are many different ways for lung cancer to present. Cough is just one of many possible symptoms.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Have them checked: Small neck lymph nodes of the type you describe are not uncommon. A physician should be able to determine whether they are within the "normal range" o... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Wait a few days: Just in general, i would stay away from someone with cellulitis, until their infection resolves. Some are caused by staph bacteria.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Were they tested?: Vw disorder is the most common bleeding disorder and it is usually mild. Diagnosis may be challenging, and, in the past, there were more difficulties ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Annual physical : P vera is not considered an inherited disease-meaning that there are no genes that cause the disease that are passed on from parent to child. It is pr... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hajdenberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hajdenberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! My husband presents with most of these symptoms now we know some are from the disease.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! 3'IGH on my FISH showed 77%. Same thing as IVGH? Prognosis?
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Thank you for your quick response and your knowledge . U are appreciated more than u know

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Unniversidad de Buenos Aires
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Top Oncologist and Hematologist , First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Oncologist and Hematologist , Third Place, Florida - Summer
2013

Affiliations

MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando
Orlando Regional Medical Center
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