Hematological (Leukemia/Lymphoma) Cancers

Our hematologists/medical oncologists evaluate and treat patients with malignant diseases (cancers) and hematologic disorders (involving the blood and blood-forming organs), including:

  • Bleeding disorder (including low platelet levels, or easy bruising or bleeding)
  • Blood-related disorder
  • Blood and marrow disorder (including leukemia)
  • Cancer or malignant disease (rare and common)
  • Myeloproliferative disorder (excessive production of blood cells and platelets)
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (ineffective generation of blood cells)

Our physicians and staff work closely with surgeons, radiation oncologists, and other specialists to:

  • Help patients understand their diagnosis
  • Coordinate care with radiation oncology and surgery for the best possible treatment plan
  • Develop individualized treatment plans (ranging from curative to palliative care)

Meet Our Team

At Meridian, we believe the best way to treat you comes through the partnership and collaboration of our highly skilled multi-disciplinary team – and you. For leukemia, lymphoma and other hematological cancers, your team may include the following:

Treatment Options

Helpful Resources

Overview and Types of Leukemia

Leukemia Risk Factors

Overview and Types of Lymphoma

Understanding the Stages of Lymphoma


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