Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood diseases (hematologists) and other specialties have extensive experience using bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia and many other complex conditions, such as amyloidosis and POEMS syndrome. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals.
Leukemia is a cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues. Many types of leukemia exist. Mayo Clinic specialists offer a full range of treatments to people with leukemia, including chemotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation therapy and stem cell transplant.
Amyloidosis is a blood disorder in which abnormal proteins form in organs and tissues in your body, which can affect their function. Some people with amyloidosis may be treated with chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. Mayo Clinic specialists also research new treatments for amyloidosis.
POEMS syndrome is a rare blood disorder that affects many of your body systems. It can be difficult to diagnose. People with POEMS syndrome may be treated with chemotherapy and a peripheral blood stem cell transplant.
As part of a comprehensive evaluation, Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced diagnostic tests, which helps determine the most effective treatment for you. In addition, they work to improve treatments for each of these blood diseases. You may have access to clinical trials for new treatments.