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Dr. Marwan Akasheh

Hematology and Oncology
Amman, WI
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Amman

Address

Ibn khaldoun st building no19, Amman, Jordan
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About

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medical school grduation 1982 medical career in the Jordanian Royal medical services hematology oncology in medical college of wisconsin WINNER OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIAN 2005 Award for the best International physician ACP members hyperthermia for solid tumors in Germany CEO Dar Alshifa center for tumor treatment

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Hematology and Oncology

Doctor Q&A

80 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Bruises: If the bruises are over your legs only this is consistent with itp immune thrombocytopenia purpura which means destruction of platelets 70-80% unknown... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
No cancer: It is not cancer since they are there for a long time cancer behavior is not like that usually shorter interval to progress.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Anemia back pain: Back pain and anemia is a combo for an underlying bone marrow cancer does not fit with your age severe anemia can cause ischemia of back muscles causi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Iron supplement: Taking iron in the first trimester will worsen the nausea and vomiting associated with the first trimester so the pregnant lady should increase her in... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Colon cancer: weight loss due to colon cancer is almost always associated with symptoms of anemia, abdominal pains, loss of appetite, alteration in the bowel habits... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Chemo side effects: Chemotherapy can produce transient fall in blood pressure could be part of allergic reaction when chemotherapy is actually biologic one like Rituximab... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Sciatica: You can feel the pain either in the lower back or radiating to one leg as far as the toes and is exaggerated by coughing sneezing or laughter usually ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Low white cells: Leucopenia is a global decrease in the whole WBC running lower than 4000 cells when you say neutropenia means decrease in the neutrophils count to les... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Diabetes: You are diabetic, and it is affecting your kidneys due to poor control with high trg you also have anemia due to the decrease in the production of ery... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Low platelets: This is called third trimester gestational thrombocytopenia due to the peak effects of the placental hormones causing fluid retention and subsequent d... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Aspirin effect: Aspirin use irreversibly blocks the formation of thromboxane A2 in platelets, producing an inhibitory effect on platelet aggregation during the lifeti... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
DDAVP (desmopressin): According to your question the patient does not have any history of bleeding tendencies and the indications for DDAVP (desmopressin) are for patients... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Sickle pains: The pain is variable and the range of the specific drugs in this situation paracetamol tramadol Codeine Oxycontin morphine.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Depression: The most notorious illness causing depression is cancer of the pancreas in addition to pospartum depression.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Kidney function: No abnormality detected the rising pattern signifies you are adding weight rather than impaired kidny function.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Thyroid disorder: Are you on thyroxine? Or you have increased secretion of thyroxine from your thyroid you need to consult an endocrinologist to check your thyroid with... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Methotrexate : One week after taking the last dose you can undergo the procedure but after doing blood count making sure your neutrophil counts above 1000.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Pelvic pain: Ct scan shows more details of the pelvic contents. Cancer ovary is ruled out if normal ultrasound since it presents with cysts or masses which are ea... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Lump dilemma: Lump inside the elbow which is painful can have several causes starting from lymph node, lipoma, cystic mass and the list goes on if we look at the gi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Vitamin B12: Raised vitamin B12 and raised t3 (liothyronine) could be from oral contraceptive pills or pregnancy.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Black stool: Black stool from what you have mentioned is due to iron and not from Aspirin since black stool from Aspirin means you are bleeding and it is not the c... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Rosuvastatitin: The best study done on Rosuvastatin conclusions was, in this trial of apparently healthy persons without hyperlipidemia but with elevated high-sensiti... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Raised alkaline phos: Raised alk phos could be liver disease can be ruled out by symptoms related to liver jaundice dark urine itching abdominal pain, raised 5- nucleotidas... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Low ferritin: Low ferritin in asymptomatic person could be lab error, also you need to check your stool for occult blood at least on three seperate occasions. In ad... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Methotrexate toxic: Your rheumatoid is causing the nodules not the reverse.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Colon cancer: test that identifies DNA changes in the cells of a stool sample. The stool DNA test specifically looks for DNA alterations associated with colon polyp... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Hormonal disturbance: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is Progesterone which keeps the lining of the uterus and stops it's shedding so after using it for a while un opposed by... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Chemotherapy: To start with Taxol or Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) does not make difference but if you fail Taxol you could get a response with Doxil (liposomal dox... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Low white cells: The decrease in the white blood counts which is chronic means that it is either familial, bone marrow diseases like myelodysplasias, leukemia, lymphom... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
D dimer test: D dimer on it's own does not tell you there is a clot or not neithrr the clot is spreading or dissolving it has false positive and false negative you ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Back pains: Right upper back pain is in the territory of the right kidney. You need to address the issue with abdominal and pelvic ultrasound since you could have... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Thyroid cancer: A progressive increase in serum tg concentrations strongly suggests progressive disease, and should lead to a search for the disease, usually starting... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Fever post TACE: The fever develops from the induced killing of the tumor tissue i.e. Infarction so it should subside by three days if persists either from the cancer ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Bone secondary: Dear the tumor markers are bad marker to assess disease progression or follow up since you get decreasing levels with more speard and increasing level... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Take it out: Since they are causing symptoms and bothering you to search for help and they have been for a while i consider removing one for biopsy and getting a ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Need hospitalization: You need to go asap to emergency room and be admitted it is serious at this age we need to rule out leukemia with this dramatic drop second thing a co... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
MCHC is increased: Mchc is elevated in the following conditions hereditary spherocytosis, sickle cell disease and homozygous hemoglobin c diseas.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
The spread in months: Well it depends on the aggressiveness of the tumor itself since the grading of the tumor is variable. It will be counted in months and not years. In a... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Anemia causes: Since you had a history of leukemia and now you have anemia the best approach is to go back to the physician who treated your leukemia to rule out leu... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Medication allergy: Telmisartan can cause all what you are complaining of leucocytosis, allergy in the hands ask your doctor to change it for you your WBC differential i... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Anemia hyperbilirubi: Anemia and hyperbilirubinemia in a 50 yr old which is acute indicate one of two things, either hemolysis from unknown cause or underlying disease such... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Petechial rash: You need to be checked by hematologist to run for you blood tests related to this phenomenon
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Polycythemia Rx: You need to know what is the cause of polycythemia if it is primary problem in the bone marrow or secondary to other causes in the body. If your docto... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Methotrexate: Your physician needs to take the decision when to stop according to the stage you presented earlier.
A female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Chronic leukemia: I need more info weight loss? Fever, lack of appetite, easy satiety and if they absent is against leukemia. But you need to be checked for enlarged sp... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Blood loss: Anemia high platelets could be bone marrow disease some form of cancer affecting platelets cell line and the potassium is inside the plat or you have ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Anemia causes: Sure isolated folate (folic acid) deficiency like pregnancy hemolytic anemias drugs. The drugs mentioned do not cause drop in hemoglobin check with yo... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Red spots: Check your complete blood count asap since you are describing a condition which causes low platelets or someother blood disorders needs to be checked ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Thrombocytopenia: Low platelets and replacement of platelets depends on the cause if it was bone marrow failure whether primary or secondary the 8thousand platelets nee... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Akasheh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower3
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Akasheh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Akasheh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Appreciated. Chemo cycles have ended. Next is a PET and CT for a more comprehensive view of it all. Later at 3 mo. intervals. Bye!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Will see an endocrinologist and a competent primary doctor. Thanks dr.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! All post TACE reports looks normal but fever not getting subsided !!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine, Jordan
Graduated 1982MD

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Oncologist and Hematologist , Second Place, Wisconsin - Fall
2014
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Affiliations

www.dar-alshifa.com
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