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Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota

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Mayo Clinic Children's Center

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Mayo Clinic is one of the leading medical facilities in the country for the diagnosis and management of various blood disorders. Hematology specialists at Mayo Clinic are internationally recognized as leaders in the field of blood disorders. Experts in hematology at Mayo Clinic are at the leading edge of research to continuously improve diagnosis and treatment options.

At Mayo Clinic, hematologists work in collaboration with teams of experts from virtually every medical and surgical specialty for the care of adults and children with blood diseases, including various cancers of the blood and bone marrow.

People with hematological conditions who seek care at Mayo Clinic will find experts equipped with the knowledge and resources to provide accurate diagnoses and the most appropriate and current care. Hematologists strive to provide individualized care for patients, providing the right treatment for each person based on an accurate diagnosis and an assessment of each individual's needs.

Cutting-edge research

Mayo Clinic hematology researchers are intensively studying the causes and mechanisms of blood diseases and are working to develop novel treatments to cure these disorders.

Innovative treatments studied at Mayo Clinic include those that harness the body's immune system, including:

  • Virotherapy using an engineered virus, such as measles, to kill multiple myeloma cells
  • Drugs called immune checkpoint inhibitors that help the immune system recognize and target lymphoma cells
  • A procedure called chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, which takes the patient's germ-fighting T-cells, engineers them to attack cancer cells, and infuses the cells back into the body

People seeking care at Mayo Clinic have a chance to participate in hematology clinical trials that may allow them access to novel therapies that aren't yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Mayo Clinic hematology experts actively contribute to care and research in the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a comprehensive cancer center. NCI helps fund Mayo Clinic's lymphoma and myeloma research through Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants. Mayo Clinic applies that research to developing more effective and less toxic treatments for lymphoma and myeloma.

Mayo Clinic hematologists collaborate with other hospitals in the United States and internationally 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, receive the most advanced treatments, and learn about their illness to actively participate in decisions about their treatment.

Collaborative care

More than 60 hematologists and allied health professionals specializing in hematology can be found at Mayo Clinic's three campuses.

Hematologists collaborate with experts in nearly every specialty to deliver effective, personalized care. The hematology team works closely with colleagues who specialize in internal medicine, radiology, transplant, oncology, radiation oncology, pathology and others to arrive at an accurate diagnosis and help to tailor an appropriate, individualized care plan.

Children and adolescents with blood disorders receive care through the Children's Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. At Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona, pediatric 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.

Experienced specialists

Experts in hematology at Mayo Clinic have experience diagnosing and treating all types of diseases and conditions that affect the blood, including very rare conditions.

Each year, more than 30,000 people with blood diseases are treated at Mayo Clinic. This experience means your doctor is equipped with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.

At Mayo Clinic, people with blood diseases have access to a full range of treatment options, including standard and experimental treatments.

Care focused on your needs

Mayo Clinic hematologists provide individualized, whole-person care to those with blood diseases. They focus on the personal as well as the medical needs by providing a diverse range of services for patients and their families, including:

Hematologists at Mayo Clinic are constantly working to improve patient care to meet the needs of the patient. For instance, bone marrow transplant procedures are conducted as hospital-based outpatient procedures at Mayo Clinic, which reduces the time you'll spend in the hospital.

An innovative program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota was developed to reduce the need for travel back and forth to the clinic for transplant patients staying at the Gift of Life Transplant House. Daily blood draws are done in a special facility on-site. Blood samples are transported and processed by the lab, with results available in time for doctor appointments later in the day. For patients with frequent blood draws, this saves time and energy, allowing them to focus on 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.

Mayo Clinic hematologists have experience treating people with diseases and conditions that affect the blood.

Hematologists work with a team 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 forms of treatment.

Some 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 a team 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 allows Mayo Clinic experts to reach diagnoses that are difficult.

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.

Find doctors and medical staff:

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 interests, 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.

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 10 medical specialties. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., was ranked the top hospital in Jacksonville.

  • The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is one of 69 U.S. medical centers that have been named National Cancer Institute (NCI) cancer centers. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has held this NCI designation since 1973. Mayo Clinic has also met even more rigorous standards for designation by the NCI as a comprehensive cancer center. These standards include basic 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 Florida to receive the Cancer Center of Excellence Designation from the state of Florida. This designation recognizes providers that demonstrate excellence in patient-centered coordinated care for people undergoing cancer treatment in Florida.
  • Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine focuses on the genomic, molecular, and cellular interactions at the foundation of life and disease.
  • Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine pioneers new approaches to rejuvenation and regenerations to develop next-generation reparative solutions.
  • Mayo Clinic's Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery combines innovation, continuous improvement, implementation science and research-quality methodologies to improve health care delivery.
  • 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.

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.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

Mayo Clinic hematologists are actively engaged in blood disease research in laboratory and clinical research programs. Mayo Clinic researchers continually study new diagnosis and treatment options for people with blood diseases and conduct clinical trials. Research includes studies for many types of blood diseases, as well as related areas such as transplant.

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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References
  1. Colborn LK. Office of Access Management. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Jan. 28, 2016.
  2. Translational Research Program. National Cancer Institute. http://trp.cancer.gov/default.htm. Accessed March 17, 2016.
  3. NCI-designated cancer centers. National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/research/nci-role/cancer-centers. Accessed April 22, 2016.
  4. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/research/nci-role/cancer-centers/find/mayoclinic. Accessed April 22, 2016.
  5. Cancer Center of Excellence designation. Florida Department of Health. http://www.floridahealth.gov/provider-and-partner-resources/research/cancer-center-of-excellence-award.html. Accessed April 22, 2016.