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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Jun 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic Hemophilia Treatment Center

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
Mayo Clinic Rochester's Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) provides specialty care to patients with a bleeding disorder. The center provides whole-patient care, including: Diagnosis Disease and symptom management Coordinated care with other Mayo Clinic specialties (if needed) On-site coagulation lab All tests can [...]
Mayo Clinic Hemophilia Treatment Center
Jun 5, 2019

Lymphoma survivorship: Follow-up appointments & long-term planning

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
What happens after a patient has undergone and finished treatment for lymphoma? Mayo Clinic Hematologist, Carrie A. Thompson, M.D., discusses lymphoma survivorship, post-treatment appointments, and creating a long-term plan for patients. After treatment cycles have finished, patients meet with an advance practice provider to discuss how things have [...]
Lymphoma survivorship: Follow-up appointments & long-term planning
May 28, 2019

Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment: Past, present and goals for the future

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
Aref Al-Kali’s, M.D. expertise at Mayo Clinic is myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Dr. Al-Kali rotated and learned from multiple health care centers but found Mayo Clinic’s focus on patient care through collaboration unique. Dr. Al-Kali was also drawn to the research that is readily available to [...]
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment: Past, present and goals for the future
Apr 25, 2019

CAR-T cell Therapy: Infusion day and nursing care at Mayo Clinic

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
Registered nurse, Emily Schad, discusses what a patient can expect on their first day of chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) at Mayo Clinic and why nurses are best equipped to help patients and their families. "Sometimes it's those late night conversations, or addressing family [...]
CAR-T cell Therapy: Infusion day and nursing care at Mayo Clinic
Apr 10, 2019

How patients can help their providers better understand side effects of cancer treatment

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
"Patients are their own best advocates," says Gita Thanarajasingam, M.D.. "They know what is, or isn't, tolerable for them and we are harnessing technology to collect information from patients directly." Chemotherapy for lymphoma, and other cancers, can have many side-effects that affect each patient differently. Dr. Thanarajasingam's research focuses on [...]

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