Acute myelogenous leukemia care at Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic physician consults with a man about acute myelogenous leukemia care

Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with acute myelogenous leukemia. Members of your care team work together to deliver exactly the care you need.

Team approach

At Mayo Clinic, doctors from multiple specialties form a team in order to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that meets all of your needs and considers all of your treatment options.

Your care team may include:

Mayo physicians collaborate on acute myelogenous leukemia care

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest diagnosis and treatment options in order to provide you with expert care. At Mayo Clinic, you have access to:

  • Doctors dedicated to caring for people with AML. Mayo Clinic has several focused groups related to AML care, including the Acute Leukemia/Myelodysplasia Group and the Bone Marrow Transplant Group.
  • Expert care for children. Children with leukemia are seen at the Children's Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. At Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona, pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic Hospital collaborate with the Phoenix Children's Hospital to provide care and oversee a single bone marrow transplant program for children. Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida provides pediatric care through a partnership with Nemours Children's Specialty Care and Wolfson Children's Hospital.
  • Precise diagnostic testing. Mayo Clinic hematopathologists use the latest in laboratory testing to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. Specialized tests can analyze leukemia cells for abnormalities that give your care team clues about which treatments are most likely to benefit you.
  • All the available treatment options. Mayo Clinic offers all of the available treatments so that your care team can carefully consider all of your options. The range of treatments offered includes chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, targeted drug therapy and radiation therapy.
  • The latest treatment innovations. Doctors at Mayo Clinic participate in research studying new treatments for acute myelogenous leukemia. This means you'll have access to the latest treatment as it becomes available in clinical trials.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

Expertise and rankings

A Mayo Clinic physician talks with a woman about a possible AML diagnosis.

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating acute myelogenous leukemia. When you seek care at Mayo Clinic, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. Mayo Clinic hematologists, hematopathologists, radiation oncologists and transplant specialists work together to ensure all of your individual needs are addressed when creating your customized treatment plan.
  • Experience you can trust. Each year, more than 950 people with acute myelogenous leukemia receive care at Mayo Clinic. This experience means your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Locations, travel and lodging

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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Costs and insurance

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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

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Oct. 28, 2020