Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is scary. Fortunately, many blood cancers are exceptionally treatable. In fact, it’s often possible to live a full life despite having leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma.
Living well after a cancer diagnosis requires a team of dedicated, sophisticated hematologists (blood disease specialists) devoted to managing every aspect of treatment. At Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute, we provide the personalized, sophisticated care you need and deserve.
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma Care at Allegheny Health Network
Our hematology experts specialize in treating:
- Leukemia: Affects blood cells and starts in the bone marrow
- Lymphoma: Originates in the cells of the body’s immune system
- Myeloma: Starts in bone marrow cells and often destroys bone
At the Cancer Institute, you can expect patient-centric, sophisticated care. You meet with your hematology team typically within three days of your diagnosis. We review every aspect of your diagnosis and discuss a treatment plan with you and your family.
We also cater to your emotional needs after diagnosis. We know the logistics of cancer treatment can be overwhelming. We offer a Navigation Team that coordinates appointments, answers questions, and provides guidance. An oncology social worker helps patients and families cope with the emotional aspects of living with cancer. And our robust support services help you live comfortably during treatment.
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Diagnosing Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma
Thanks to our on-site laboratories, including our renowned Molecular Hematology Laboratory, we can analyze blood tests within days and quickly design a treatment plan tailored to the particular cancer. The sooner you begin treatment, the higher the chances of a successful outcome. Find out more about diagnosing leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma Treatment
We offer the most rigorous treatment options in the region. Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute is home to the Allegheny Health Network Cell Transplantation Program. Our program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), ensuring the highest quality care.
We offer cutting-edge treatments designed to keep you living your life, including:
- The latest medical oncology treatments, such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy
- Access to more than 50 clinical trials designed to continually improve care, so you have access to the newest treatment options if you meet eligibility requirements
- An stem cell transplant program, the most comprehensive one in the region, that takes place on-site, so you’ll have the same team of physicians, nurses, dietitians, and social services professionals every step of the way
Our exclusive blood and bone marrow transplant program is approved by both the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology for conducting research and by the National Marrow Donor Program, so you’ll have the best chance of being matched with a donor.
At the Cancer Institute, we treat the following leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma disorders:
- Acute myelogenous leukemia
- Chronic myelogenous leukemia
- Acute lymphocytic leukemia
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Lymphoproliferative disorders
- T-cell lymphoma
- Hodgkin lymphoma
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
- Myeloproliferative disorders
- Multiple myeloma
- Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
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