Hematology

Welcome to your home for all things Mayo Clinic Hematology. At Mayo Clinic, hematologists work in collaboration with teams of experts from virtually every medical and surgical specialty for the care of adults and children with blood diseases, including various cancers of the blood and bone marrow.

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Nov 14, 2017

Mayo Clinic to offer CAR T-cell therapy for relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
Original post by Joe Dangor in the News Network Mayo Clinic announced today that its Rochester campus is one of 16 cancer centers nationally selected to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) for adults with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who have not responded to, or have relapsed, after two or more lines [...]
Mayo Clinic to offer CAR T-cell therapy for relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Oct 26, 2017

Clotting disorders: Factor V Leiden and blood clots

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
As many as 1 in 20 Caucasians carry a gene mutation called factor V Leiden. This mutation can increase your chance of developing abnormal blood clots (thrombophilia) ─ usually in your veins. Factor V Leiden is an inherited, heterozygous disorder, where one gene comes from dad and one comes from [...]
Clotting disorders: Factor V Leiden and blood clots
Oct 15, 2017

Leukemia Diagnosis Changes Life, Career Path, for Mayo Physician

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
Allison Rosenthal, D.O., went to medical school for the sole purpose of becoming an orthopedic surgeon. All of that changed, however, when she was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia at the age of 24. Original story from In the Loop Allison Rosenthal, D.O., has wanted to be a doctor for [...]
Leukemia Diagnosis Changes Life, Career Path, for Mayo Physician
Oct 4, 2017

Bleeding disorders in women - complications

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
Women with bleeding disorders face many complications during their lifetime. In addition to the usual symptoms associated with bleeding disorders in both men and women, women face challenges such as heavy bleeding with menstruation and pregnancy. Ariela Marshall, M.D., a Mayo Clinic hematologist, researches bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and [...]
Bleeding disorders in women - complications
Sep 27, 2017

Bleeding disorders in women

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
Did you know as many as 1 in 100 women live with a bleeding disorder? With help from health care providers such as Ariela Marshall, M.D., a Mayo Clinic hematologist and researcher, awareness of the diseases, diagnoses and treatments of bleeding disorders in women are improving. “It is important to [...]
Bleeding disorders in women