Amyloidosis care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Amyloidosis is often overlooked. Mayo Clinic has doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating protein disorders of the blood, such as amyloidosis. Our hematologists work closely with doctors who specialize in pathology, transplantation and cancer, as well as in diseases of the brain and nervous system, heart, and kidneys. Together, they make your health care experience seamless.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic specialists use the latest technology to pinpoint the type of amyloidosis you have. That information is important in determining the most effective treatment for you.

Mayo Clinic transplant centers are leaders in the use of blood stem cell transplants to treat amyloidosis. Mayo Clinic specialists are also researching novel treatments for amyloidosis.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic, in conjunction with the International Myeloma Working Group, developed diagnostic criteria for AL amyloidosis. Mayo Clinic researchers also have published studies advising hematologists on how to diagnose amyloidosis.

July 07, 2017
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