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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Oct 24, 2019

Six decades in medicine – a conversation with Dr. Robert Kyle

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
Growing up in North Dakota, Dr. Robert Kyle was heading toward a career in forestry until a family friend suggested that he become a doctor. He kept that thought in the back of his mind until his brother was diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis. Impressed by the doctor who treated his brother, [...]
Six decades in medicine – a conversation with Dr. Robert Kyle
Sep 30, 2019

A Look Back on Blood Cancer Awareness Month

By Justin McClanahan @JustinMcClanahan
In 2010, the United States Congress designated September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, Mayo Clinic treats about 30,000 people with blood diseases. Specialists in hematology at Mayo Clinic are organized by by the following disease-oriented groups: Acute Leukemia/Myelodysplasia Bone Marrow Transplant CAR-T Cell Therapy [...]
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?

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