Adult Leukemia Program

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The Adult Leukemia Program is part of the Hematologic Oncology (Blood Cancers) Treatment Center. Our specialists are highly experienced in treating patients with acute and chronic leukemia, myeloproliferative disorders and myelodysplastic syndromes.

We provide care for patients with leukemia, such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), and related bone marrow disorders, including myelodysplasia and myelofibrosis. Our program is one of the most experienced in the nation, with a high volume of consultations, patients cared for, and clinical trials offered. Through our program of clinical research, we apply our ongoing understanding of leukemia to developing therapies that will benefit patients today and in the future.

Our Treatment Approach

The Adult Leukemia Program provides comprehensive services for patients with acute leukemia and related disorders. These include:

Dr. Luskin on Leukemia Treatment at Dana-Farber

Marlise Luskin, MD, MSCE, is a physician in Dana-Farber’s Adult Leukemia program. She treats patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), myelodysplastic syndrome, and a number of other blood cancers. Luskin discusses her approach to a patient’s first visit, and helping patients understand their disease and treatment options.

Services and Support at Dana-Farber


Becoming Our Patient

As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.


Support Services and Amenities

We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.


How Our Patients Rate Dana-Farber

See patient satisfaction survey results for different Dana-Farber locations collected by Press Ganey, an independent company experienced in patient satisfaction surveying.


Eating Well During Cancer Video Series

This video series and resource toolkit features Dana-Farber nutrition specialist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, and explores how diet can help support your health and well-being during and after cancer treatment.


Support Groups and Seminars

Explore our variety of educational seminars and support groups to help adult patients and their families find tools to regain a sense of control over their lives.


Dana-Farber Care Card

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