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Leukemia, Blood Cancers & Disorders

Getting a leukemia, lymphoma, or bone marrow cancer diagnosis can be frightening. It's hard to find reassurance about what's going to happen. You don't know how long treatment and recovery will take. Especially when your body feels weak and sick. 

That's why, at UVA, we're in it with you, for the long term. Your care stays our top priority.

Leukemia Treatment Experience

Today, the outlook for many patients with leukemia is very good. Still, where you find treatment matters. Make sure you ask questions. Don’t be afraid to seek a second opinion.

At UVA, you’ll find over 20 years’ experience in several types of blood cancer. Many insurance companies name us a Center of Excellence due to our success rates.

Blood Cancer Treatments

At UVA, we have helped develop some of the latest treatments for blood cancer. These include therapies that target cancer without hurting your healthy cells. We offer:

Which treatment will work for you depends on your condition and health. You can join a clinical trial as we study the next innovations.

Sickle Cell, Hemophilia, & Rare Blood Disorders

They aren't cancer. But blood disorders are often life-threatening and painful to live with. We offer expertise in a variety of rare blood disorders.

    Your Leukemia Treatment Team

    We're part of an NCI-designated cancer center. That means our providers have specific training and experience with leukemia. Our staff provide:

    • Treatment: Doctors and nurses
    • Support: Nurse coordinators, social workers, physical therapists, pharmacists, dietitians
    • Genetic testing: Lab techs with state-of-the-art tools
    • Other experts: in heart conditions, infectious disease, critical care

    The most important member of our team: You. Along with the family and friends who serve as your caregivers, you occupy the center of the team.