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Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia Overview

  • The Bing Center for Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) brings together a dedicated team of laboratory and clinical-based investigators and physicians who are striving to find more effective therapies for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia and, someday, a cure.

    We swiftly take discoveries made in our laboratory to the clinic, where new therapies directly benefit our patients.

    Our experts concentrate exclusively on patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (Waldenström’s) and related immunoglobulin M (IgM) disorders. We offer an extensive array of treatment options, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, clinical trials, and the full range of support services from a top-ranked hospital and leading cancer research center.

    The Center is part of the Center for Hematologic Oncology, which includes the hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program — one of the largest and most experienced in the world.

    Exceptional Care for Patients with Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia

    • The largest referral center for Waldenström's macroglobulinemia in the world.
    • A highly specialized center focusing exclusively on Waldenström's diagnostics, treatment planning, therapy, and research.
    • Genomic-based treatment options.
    • Carefully considered approach that does not always include immediate treatment.
    • Care plans tailored to the needs of each patient, from the first meeting through subsequent treatments in the years to come.
    • Consultations and second opinions for patients and physicians around the world.
    • Pioneering research in genomic sequencing and related treatments that is setting the standard of care for this disease around the world.
    • Physician-scientists who are not only part of the care team, but who also work in our labs to develop drugs that target the genetic drivers of Waldenström's, bringing new and more effective treatments to patients quickly.
    • Our specialists establish guidelines for workup, diagnosis, prognosis, response, and treatment. Our experts are part of every international committee on Waldenström's.
    • A treatment plan developed by a multidisciplinary team that works closely together to ensure that every approach is considered.

    We Treat You, Not Just Your Cancer

    Our entire team is here to support you throughout treatment and during recovery. You and your family have access to our full range of support services.

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