Blood Disorders: Hematology and Oncology
We treat the following malignant blood cancers in the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist Health:
Leukemias are a group of bone marrow diseases involving an uncontrolled increase in white blood cells (leukocytes). Learn more about Leukemias (AML, ALL, CLL, CML, MDS (myelodysplastic syndromes)).
- Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of lymph tissue found in the lymph nodes, spleen, liver, bone marrow, and other sites. Learn more about Hodgkin’s Disease.
- Multiple Myeloma
Multiple myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow. Learn more about multiple myeloma.
- Myeloproliferative neoplasms
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) are a group of blood cancers related to leukemia in which the body makes too many blood cells.
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is cancer of the lymphoid tissue, which includes the lymph nodes, spleen, and other organs of the immune system. Learn more about Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL).
- Polycythemia vera
Polycythemia vera is an abnormal increase in the number of blood cells (primarily red blood cells) produced by the bone marrow. Learn more about Polycythemia.
Thombrocytosis is a rare chronic blood disorder characterized by the overproduction of platelets.
Learn more about diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the blood at Wake Forest Baptist Health.