Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia

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    Waldenström's macroglobulinemia is a slow-growing type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma marked by abnormal levels of IgM antibodies and an enlarged liver, spleen, or lymph nodes. It is also called lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. Learn about Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and find information on how we support and care for people with Waldenström's before, during, and after treatment.

Treatment 

The Hematologic Oncology Center provides specialized care for all types of cancers of the blood, including leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.

The center also includes the hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program, which is one of the largest and most experienced in the world.

To make sure your care is as seamless as possible, a dedicated team of clinicians, who are highly specialized experts in your type of blood cancer, will care for you throughout the treatment process, from diagnosis though long-term follow-up.

Your care team will include oncologists, surgeons, hematologists, physician assistants, nurses, and clinical social workers who are committed to delivering safe, high-quality patient care.  

We develop personalized, comprehensive treatment plans for all our patients, offering the latest therapies and supportive resources and taking your individual needs into account.

In addition to conventional treatment approaches, you may have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials that offer access to new, innovative treatments for your type of cancer.

A variety of services and programs also support your care, including nutrition services, emotional support and counseling, pain management, donor services for stem cell transplantation, and support for cancer survivors.

Learn more about treatment and care in the Hematologic Oncology Center 

Contact us 

New patients: See Center page for phone numbers by treatment program

All other inquiries: 617-632-6140 

Fax: 617-632-3730 

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    • New adult Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia patients:
      617-632-3823 or 617-632-5138 
    • Or complete the online form.