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Hematologic Oncology Cancer Types and Programs

  • The Center for Hematologic Oncology provides specialized care for all types of cancers of the blood, including leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, histiocytosis, and Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, as well as related disorders of the blood, such as aplastic anemia and myelodysplasia.

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

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

  • Our specialized centers and programs

    Lymphoma Program

    The Lymphoma Program provides care for the many varieties of lymphoid malignancies, including Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), Hodgkin lymphoma, B-cell neoplasms, and T-cell neoplasms.

    Center for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    The Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Program provides care for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and offers access to clinical trials of promising new therapies.

    Multiple Myeloma Program

    The Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center and LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics provide care to patients with multiple myeloma, including promising new therapies through clinical trials.

    Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia Program

    The Bing Center for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia provides care and new therapies through clinical trials to patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and related Immunoglobulin M (IgM) disorders.

    Adult Leukemia Program

    The Adult Leukemia Program provides care for patients with leukemia and related bone marrow disorders, including acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), and related bone marrow disorders, such as myelodysplasia and myelofibrosis.

    Stem Cell Transplantation Program

    The center's Stem Cell Transplantation Program was one of the first in the world and is now one of the largest and busiest in the United States. Since the program's inception in 1972, our hematopoietic stem cell transplant specialists have performed more than 8,200 transplants for the treatment of blood cancers and related blood disorders.

    Adult Histiocyte Disorders Center

    The Adult Histiocyte Disorders Center provides highly effective, personalized treatment options for patients with adult histiocytosis and histiocyte disorders – rare diseases resulting from over-production of white blood cells (histiocytes), which can lead to tumors and organ damage.

    Older Adult Hematologic Malignancy (OHM) Program

    The OHM Program is a research and clinical service that addresses the specialized needs of blood cancer patients who are age 75 and older.

    Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm (BPDCN) Center

    The BPDCN Center combines world-class patient care with leading-edge research – providing highly effective, personalized treatment options for patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN), a rare and aggressive hematologic malignancy. Our center is among the first in the U.S. for care and research for patients with BPDCN.

  • Hematologic malignancies we treat include:

    Agnogenic myeloid metaplasia
    Aids-related malignancies
    Amyloidosis
    Aplastic anemia and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)
    Autoimmune disorders
    BPDCN
    Burkitt lymphoma
    Castleman's syndrome
    Chronic myeloid monocytic leukemia (CMML)
    CNS primary lymphoma
    Congenital disorders of blood production (sickle cell anemia, thalassemia), Blackfan-Diamond, Shwachman-Diamond, and Dyskeratosis Congenita syndromes
    Eosinphilia
    Essential thrombocytosis
    Hairy cell leukemia
    Histocytosis
    Jak 2 disease
    Langerhans cell histiocytosis
    Leukocytosis
    Leukopenia
    Lymphoproliferative disorder
    Mastocytosis
    Megablastic anemia
    Monoclonal paraprotein/M-GUS
    Mycosis fungoides/cutt-cell lymphoma
    Myelodysplastic syndromes
    Myelofibrosis
    Monoclonal gammmopathies
    Myeloid metaplasia
    Myeloproliferative disorders (polycythemia, myelofibrosis, thrombocythemia)
    Neutropenia pancytopenia
    NK cell lymphoma
    Philadelphia positive disease
    Polycythemia vera
    Testicular cancer
    Testicular choriocarcinoma
    Thrombocytopenia
    Thrombocytosis
    Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

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