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).

Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of lymph tissue found in the lymph nodes, spleen, liver, bone marrow, and other sites.

Multiple myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow.

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 is cancer of the lymphoid tissue, which includes the lymph nodes, spleen, and other organs of the immune system.

Polycythemia vera is an abnormal increase in the number of blood cells (primarily red blood cells) produced by the bone marrow.

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

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