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Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona

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Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida

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Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota

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  3. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Mayo Clinic Children's Center

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  1. 855-MAYO-KID (855-629-6543, toll-free)
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Each year, Mayo Clinic experts treat about 30,000 people with blood diseases. At Mayo Clinic, you have access to a full range of treatment options, including standard and cutting-edge, innovative treatments. Our team approach with one-stop care plus efficient scheduling means accurate, rapid assessment, timely start of treatment and excellent follow-up care.

Mayo Clinic hematology experts in blood and bone marrow cancers work within the larger Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a comprehensive cancer center, which promotes collaboration between cancer research institutions. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center ranks in the top tier of cancer centers in the United States for cancer research, treatment and education. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives approximately $119 million in competitive peer reviewed grants a year, including the including the NCI's Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE).

Being a comprehensive cancer center gives Mayo Clinic patients access to the latest and best treatments around the country.

Cutting-edge treatments

To ensure that you have access to the latest treatments possible, Mayo Clinic hematology experts conduct research at the leading edge of science. Our researchers intensively study the causes and mechanisms of blood diseases and develop novel treatments to cure these disorders.

Among the innovative treatments experts in hematology are developing include those that harness the body's immune system, such as:

  • Virotherapy — bioengineering a virus, such as measles, and arming it to kill specific cancer cells
  • Immune checkpoint inhibitors — delivering drugs that help your immune system recognize and target specific cancer cells
  • Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy — taking the patient's cells that help with immunity (T cells), engineering them to attack cancer cells and infusing the cells back into the body

Mayo Clinic hematologists also collaborate with hospitals around the United States and the world to conduct clinical trials. The close connection between clinical care and research at Mayo Clinic makes it possible for eligible patients to enroll in cutting-edge clinical research studies, which gives them access to the most advanced treatments that aren't yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Make an appointment to learn more about cutting-edge research and treatments for your hematologic condition.

Collaborative care

With more than 70 hematology experts across Mayo Clinic's three campuses, Mayo Clinic specialists have diagnosed and treated just about every blood disorder known to medicine.

Because blood disorders can affect other organs and areas of the body, Mayo Clinic hematologists collaborate with experts in nearly every specialty — internal medicine, radiology, transplantation, oncology, radiation oncology, pathology and others. They work together to accurately diagnose your condition and tailor an appropriate care plan individualized to your specific needs.

Because of this close collaboration, oftentimes Mayo Clinic experts can accomplish in days what may take weeks or even months elsewhere.

Care focused on your needs

At Mayo Clinic, you are more than just your disease. Our hematologists understand the daily challenges a blood condition can present. They look beyond your blood disease to provide care for the whole you through a diverse range of services for you, including:

Hematologists at Mayo Clinic constantly work to make patient care better and more convenient. For instance, they conduct bone marrow transplant procedures as hospital-based outpatient procedures, which reduces the time you'll spend in the hospital.

They developed an innovative program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota to reduce travel back and forth to the clinic for transplant patients staying at the Gift of Life Transplant House. Specialists draw blood early in the morning at a dedicated facility at the house. A lab at Mayo Clinic quickly processes the samples so patients can see a doctor later in the day if necessary. For patients with frequent blood draws, this saves time and energy, allowing them to focus on family, healing and recovery.

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona and Florida also offer housing for people undergoing transplant procedures.

Mayo Clinic Health System clinics, hospitals and health care facilities serve more than 60 communities in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. These sites bring Mayo Clinic hematology expertise and individualized care to their local communities.

Mayo Clinic experts collaborate with professionals in other health care facilities through the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The Mayo Clinic Care Network uses technology and physician collaboration to deliver a full spectrum of medical expertise to communities across the country and throughout the world. Through the network, Mayo Clinic collaborates with local providers, complementing local expertise and providing additional peace of mind.

Pediatric Hematology

Blood disorders in children are particularly concerning, as their tissue is still growing. Unfortunately, about 40 percent of all childhood cancer is blood related.

To help children and adolescents with blood disorders, Mayo Clinic pediatric hematologists in Minnesota work through the Mayo Clinic Children's Center.

At Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona, pediatric and hematology experts collaborate with the Phoenix Children's Hospital to provide care to young patients. Together, the two hospitals oversee a single bone marrow transplant program for children.

Pediatric patients receive care at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida through a partnership with Nemours Children's Specialty Care and Wolfson Children's Hospital.

Mayo Clinic hematologists not only treat people with diseases and conditions that affect the blood, they work with teams of doctors trained in many areas to determine the most appropriate treatment for your individual needs.

Mayo Clinic offers several treatments and procedures, including but not limited to those listed below. Not all services may be available at all locations. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.

Mayo Clinic hematologists have experience treating all types of diseases and conditions affecting the blood using a variety of methods.

Many patients come to Mayo Clinic when their condition is complex or extremely unusual, or when common approaches have failed to provide answers or the usual treatments haven't worked. Hematologists work with teams of doctors and subspecialists in other areas to determine the most appropriate treatment option for your individual needs.

The depth of knowledge of the specialists and the state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities allow Mayo Clinic experts to reach diagnoses that are difficult for complex or unusual conditions.

You may come to Mayo Clinic on your own or with a referral from your doctor.

Mayo Clinic provides management and services for many types of blood conditions, including but not limited to those listed below. Even if the condition you're interested in isn't listed below, you may be able to obtain additional information by contacting Mayo Clinic. Availability of the services may vary between each Mayo location. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.

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Specialists in hematology at Mayo Clinic are organized by disease-oriented groups to enhance communication, focus research efforts and improve the level of care that each group member provides. Many hematology experts at Mayo Clinic have multiple areas of interest and expertise, which allows them to evaluate and treat some patients outside their disease groups, and consult with each other on individual patient problems.

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Hematologists at Mayo Clinic are consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

As part of their commitment to treating blood disorders, Mayo Clinic hematologists serve as expert advisers on numerous treatment guideline panels for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and other organizations at the forefront of blood cancers such as the Lymphoma Research Foundation, International Myeloma Working Group, International Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Foundation, International Society of Amyloidosis and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, among many others.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has been recognized as one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked as the top hospital in Arizona and is nationally ranked in 12 medical specialties. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., was ranked the top hospital in Jacksonville.

  • The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is one of the 70 U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has held this NCI designation since 1973. In fact, Mayo Clinic meets even more rigorous NCI standards to earn the classification of comprehensive cancer center. These standards include early laboratory research; participation in high-priority NCI clinical studies; applied and clinical research; cancer prevention and control programs; education and training of health care professionals; public information services; and community service and outreach. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center with three sites.
  • Mayo Clinic in Florida is one of four sites in the state to receive the Cancer Center of Excellence Designation from the state of Florida. This designation recognizes providers who demonstrate excellence in patient-centered coordinated care for people undergoing cancer treatment in Florida.
  • Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of care for cancer patients.

Expertise for a new era of medicine

By harnessing expertise from a wide array of specialties and scientific disciplines, Mayo Clinic's hybrid centers translate the latest medical research into real-life options for patients.

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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To ensure that you receive the best care possible, Mayo Clinic hematologists research blood diseases in the laboratory and through clinical trials. These experts work within the larger Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a comprehensive cancer center.

NCI promotes collaboration between cancer research institutions and helps fund Mayo Clinic's lymphoma and myeloma research through the highly competitive Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants. Mayo Clinic applies that research to developing more effective and less toxic treatments for the diseases.

Read more about hematology research and research in the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic physicians on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Read more about hematology laboratories and programs:

Hematologic Malignancies Program

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Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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