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Acute Myeloid Leukemia Overview

  • When looking for the right place to treat you for a diagnosis of leukemia, you want to know that you will be in highly skilled — and compassionate — hands. The Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center Adult Leukemia Program's team of specialists has extensive experience caring for patients with AML and are world leaders in advancing the treatment of leukemia.

    Our Leukemia Program offers you access to an experienced team of cancer experts, many of them recognized as national leaders in their field, who concentrate exclusively on patients with leukemia and related blood disorders. The program 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 Leukemia

    • A highly specialized program focusing on leukemia diagnostics, therapy, and research.
    • Clinical trial opportunities for patients at all stages of their treatment journey.
    • Consultations and second opinions for patients and physicians nationally and internationally.
    • Access to the latest diagnostics, such as molecular and genomic profiling, including the Rapid Heme Panel, which was developed by our scientists to rapidly detect key mutations that are important for developing timely treatment plans.
    • Collaboration with our internationally recognized bone marrow/stem cell transplantation program.
    • The full expertise of two renowned medical centers. Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center combines the focus of Dana-Farber, a leading cancer center, and the resources of a major hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, to provide comprehensive care for adults with cancer.
    • Care plans tailored to the needs of each patient, from the first meeting through long-term monitoring.

    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, such as nutrition, social work, geriatrics, Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living, Adolescent and Young Adult Program, Older Adult Hematologic Malignancies Program, and survivorship.