Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic

At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of experts works together with you to understand your condition and create a treatment plan that meets your needs and goals. Though this rare disease can't be cured, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia can be controlled. Mayo Clinic doctors draw on their extensive experience to provide you with expert, personalized care.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of experts provides whole-person care to those with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. Your care team may include hematologists, pathologists, radiologists, nephrologists and neurologists. Other experts are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors use the latest laboratory technology and techniques to analyze your cancer cells in order to make an accurate diagnosis and provide guidance for treatment. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is rare and can be difficult to distinguish from other types of lymphoma. The experience and expertise of Mayo Clinic doctors helps ensure you receive an accurate diagnosis.

People who seek care at Mayo Clinic have access to all the available treatment options for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, including autologous stem cell transplant and clinical trials. Your care team will work closely with you to understand your needs and goals and to develop a personalized treatment plan.

Mayo Clinic researchers are actively involved in studying new ways to diagnose and treat Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. This research gives you access to the latest treatments.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating this rare disease. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 400 people with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — a recognition for an institution's scientific excellence in research and multispecialty resources that are focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating rare diseases, such as Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 400 people with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — a recognition for an institution's scientific excellence in research and multispecialty resources that are 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.

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