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