The Acute and Chronic Leukemias Program (ACLP) at Mayo Clinic in Arizona is a collaboration between Mayo Clinic health care providers and referring physicians to provide comprehensive, coordinated and leading-edge care for leukemia patients.
The ACLP blends the latest research and scientific methods with friendly and patient-centered care. The program offers the complete spectrum of services for patients, from diagnosis and monitoring to inpatient blood or marrow transplantation to clinical trials for difficult-to-treat situations.
The ACLP seeks to partner with Arizona physicians and patients in caring for these disorders. Mayo physicians in the ACLP program are committed to:
For questions about the Acute and Chronic Leukemias Program, contact Ruben Mesa, M.D., at 480-301-8000.
Specific diseases of focus include:
The program was created and is administered by a multidisciplinary core group which oversees the day-to-day care of leukemia patients. A unique aspect of the program is that the care team also includes a broad group of colleagues in other specialties to ensure that all the needs of leukemia patients are addressed, including:
The members of the ACLP team meet regularly to discuss all aspects of leukemia care and research. The program maintains a shared set of diagnostic and treatment paradigms and care resources, and takes an interactive approach to the longitudinal care of leukemia patients along their disease journey.
ACLP physicians participate in national and regional Leukemia CME programs for discussions on the latest advances in the field.