Leukemia care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for adults and children with 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:

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:

  • Dedicated specialty care groups. Mayo Clinic has several focused groups related to leukemia care, including the Acute Leukemia/Myelodysplasia Group, the Chronic Lymphoproliferative Disorders Group, the Myeloproliferative Disorders Group and the Bone Marrow Transplant Group.
  • Experienced experts. Mayo Clinic doctors have broad experience diagnosing and treating leukemia. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need. On average, Mayo Clinic doctors care for over 5,500 people with leukemia every year.
  • Testing expertise. 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.
  • A full range of treatment options to consider. 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. The range of treatments offered to people with leukemia includes chemotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation therapy, bone marrow transplant, immunotherapy and CAR-T cell therapy.
  • Specialty 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.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating 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 5,500 children and adults with 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 Comprehensive 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, Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is ranked highly performing 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.

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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.