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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Sep 9, 2019

New genetic test classifies lymphomas

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
The current diagnostic tools in a pathologist’s arsenal sometimes cannot provide a clear distinction between primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (one of the few lymphomas more common in younger women) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma overall. This may occasionally give rise to diagnostic inaccuracy [...]
New genetic test classifies lymphomas
Aug 20, 2019

Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD): Treatment and finding a specialist

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
You've been diagnosed with Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD), now what? Doctors Ronald Go and Gaurav Goyal discuss what comes after receiving your diagnosis of ECD – treatment options, waiting and watching, and how you can find a specialist to best care for your rare and complex disease. ECD Treatment options: [...]
Aug 6, 2019

Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD): What is it and what are the signs and symptoms?

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a very rare disorder in which histiocytes, cells that help fight infection, multiply and infiltrate bone marrow and then spread throughout the body. Symptoms can include: Changes in gait Changes in sensory ability Sleep disturbances Diabetes insipidus, a disorder characterized [...]
Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD): What is it and what are the signs and symptoms?
Jul 23, 2019

Helping Others Heal: CAR-T vs. Cancer

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
At first, Tanis Milicevic’s local doctor told her to wait and see. Pregnant with her second child, Tanis had been sensitive about changes in her body when she felt a worrisome bump on the back of her head. The doctor’s advice gave her temporary peace — the bump [...]
Helping Others Heal: CAR-T vs. Cancer
Jun 28, 2019

Dr. Robert Kyle: On living a full life of medical (and stamp collecting) achievements

By Mayo Clinic Hematology Staff @mayoclinichematologystaff
Robert Kyle, M.D., was heading toward a career in forestry until "a family friend suggested he become [...]
Dr. Robert Kyle: On living a full life of medical (and stamp collecting) achievements

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