Adam Boruchov, MD

Oncology

Oncology

114 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105, USA

Doctorpedia Profile

Dr. Adam Boruchov completed his internship and residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York. He then served as a Fellow in Hematology and Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.

Dr. Boruchov's clinical interests include leukemia, lymphoma, bone marrow disorders and all hematologic malignancies.

Education

  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2004)

  • Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital (2000)

  • MD: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn (1997)

Board Certifications

  • American Board Of Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Leukemia

  • Lymphoma

  • Bone marrow disorders

  • Hematologic Malignancies

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Adam Boruchov, MD

26 days ago

Videos

Leukemia – Treatment Options

Leukemia is a cancer of blood cells. And blood cells travel throughout the body. Therefore leukemia is never managed with surgery, which is a treatment for a localized disease, or a disease that is in...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

26 days ago

Videos

Leukemia – Follow Up

Patients being treated for leukemia often require frequent visits to the cancer center, either for their therapies or to check their blood counts or to manage the toxicities of therapy. Even without treatments, often leukemia...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

26 days ago

Videos

Leukemia – Alternative Therapies

Sometimes for a variety of reasons, leukemia may not be treated, but rather we treat the symptoms of the disease. For example, if the patient is feeling severely tired because of anemia, we can transfuse...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Treatment

Certain types of leukemias can be cured with aggressive therapies. This is true for select patients with acute leukemias that are treated with aggressive chemotherapy regiments, and sometimes allogeneic STEM cell transplant. That is the...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Symptoms

As leukemia cells replace the normal blood in bone marrow cells, patients ultimately develop low blood counts that can lead to specific symptoms. For example, low red blood cells or anemia can cause fatigue or...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Monitoring

Like most cancers, leukemia cannot be seen on imaging studies, such as CAT scans or PET scans. Depending on the type of leukemia and the type of treatment utilized, leukemia is monitored by repeat bone...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Medication

There are several different types of leukemia medications, depending on the type of leukemia and how aggressive a patient is willing to be treated. Cytotoxic or cell killing chemotherapy is the most aggressive treatment that...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Diagnosis

Leukemia is first suspected based on abnormal blood tests, including either very high or very low blood counts. Once the level of suspicion is high, leukemia is usually diagnosed by bone marrow biopsy. This is...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Types

The different types of cells that make up our blood include white blood cells that fight infection, red blood cells that carry food and oxygen to tissues throughout the body, and platelets that form blood...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Overview

Patients often ask, what is leukemia? Leukemia is a cancer of blood or bone marrow cells. Leukemia usually starts in the bone marrow, which is the factory for blood cells. Leukemia cells continue to grow...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Epidemiology

How common is leukemia? Over 60,000 cases of leukemia will be diagnosed in the United States this year, accounting for nearly 4% of all cancers. Due in large part to recent advances in care, it...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Different from Other Cancer Types

As a liquid cancer of the blood cells, leukemia never exists in only one place. It is usually all over the body, but confined within blood vessels and bone marrow. This is unlike cancers of...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Causes and Risk Factors

The vast majority of leukemias occur as a result of genetic mutations in the blood forming cells. Exposure to anything that increases damage to DNA, such as chemotherapy or radiation as a treatment for other...

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Adam Boruchov, MD

26 days ago

Videos

Leukemia – Treatment Options

Leukemia is a cancer of blood cells. And blood cells travel throughout the body. Therefore leukemia is never managed with surgery, which is a treatment for a localized disease, or a disease that is in...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

26 days ago

Videos

Leukemia – Follow Up

Patients being treated for leukemia often require frequent visits to the cancer center, either for their therapies or to check their blood counts or to manage the toxicities of therapy. Even without treatments, often leukemia...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

26 days ago

Videos

Leukemia – Alternative Therapies

Sometimes for a variety of reasons, leukemia may not be treated, but rather we treat the symptoms of the disease. For example, if the patient is feeling severely tired because of anemia, we can transfuse...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Treatment

Certain types of leukemias can be cured with aggressive therapies. This is true for select patients with acute leukemias that are treated with aggressive chemotherapy regiments, and sometimes allogeneic STEM cell transplant. That is the...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Symptoms

As leukemia cells replace the normal blood in bone marrow cells, patients ultimately develop low blood counts that can lead to specific symptoms. For example, low red blood cells or anemia can cause fatigue or...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Monitoring

Like most cancers, leukemia cannot be seen on imaging studies, such as CAT scans or PET scans. Depending on the type of leukemia and the type of treatment utilized, leukemia is monitored by repeat bone...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Medication

There are several different types of leukemia medications, depending on the type of leukemia and how aggressive a patient is willing to be treated. Cytotoxic or cell killing chemotherapy is the most aggressive treatment that...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Diagnosis

Leukemia is first suspected based on abnormal blood tests, including either very high or very low blood counts. Once the level of suspicion is high, leukemia is usually diagnosed by bone marrow biopsy. This is...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Types

The different types of cells that make up our blood include white blood cells that fight infection, red blood cells that carry food and oxygen to tissues throughout the body, and platelets that form blood...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Overview

Patients often ask, what is leukemia? Leukemia is a cancer of blood or bone marrow cells. Leukemia usually starts in the bone marrow, which is the factory for blood cells. Leukemia cells continue to grow...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Epidemiology

How common is leukemia? Over 60,000 cases of leukemia will be diagnosed in the United States this year, accounting for nearly 4% of all cancers. Due in large part to recent advances in care, it...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Different from Other Cancer Types

As a liquid cancer of the blood cells, leukemia never exists in only one place. It is usually all over the body, but confined within blood vessels and bone marrow. This is unlike cancers of...

Watch and Share
Adam Boruchov, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Leukemia – Causes and Risk Factors

The vast majority of leukemias occur as a result of genetic mutations in the blood forming cells. Exposure to anything that increases damage to DNA, such as chemotherapy or radiation as a treatment for other...

Watch and Share
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