Blood Cancer Types, Causes, Stages, Prognosis, and Diagnosis
Because there are many types and forms of blood-based cancers, a quick and precise diagnosis is important in determining the most successful route of treatment.
Doctors treating leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma at UPMC CancerCenter provide a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment, including:
- Access to advanced diagnostic tools
- Cancer clinical trials
- Stem cell therapies
At UPMC CancerCenter, we have the specialized equipment and skilled pathologists to quickly diagnose hematological diseases, skilled oncologists and transplant specialists to plan and perform treatments and monitor recovery, and specialists to help with the physical and emotional burdens of cancer and to offer support for all parts of the treatment and recovery process.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Program of UPMC CancerCenter is dedicated to providing each patient with exceptional care through the entire course of treatment of the disease.
The multidisciplinary team is committed to providing patients with the most comprehensive cancer care available by offering the latest advances in the prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of these cancers.
Treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma may include:
Many blood cancer treatments and treatment centers require a hospital stay and time away from home and family.
The mission of the Mario Lemieux Center for Blood Cancers is to improve care for leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma – the most common types of blood cancers – and various other types of blood cancers and disorders.