Blood and Bone Marrow Cancers
If you or a family member has just been diagnosed with a cancer of the blood or bone marrow, your mind probably is swimming with questions. That's normal.
Our job is to help you sort through the questions, find answers, and, most important, help you find treatment with the greatest chance of success - at a center known for its long history of success.
Some of the information on this site applies to all of these cancers, some just to your type. We'll walk you through both.
Your Diagnosis and Our Team of Experts
Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
Sickle Cell Anemia
Bone Marrow Failures Disorder
Our Track Record: Your Confidence
The physician-scientists at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have a long history of accomplishments in the field of blood and bone marrow cancers, and helped develop and continually expand the field of bone marrow transplantation.
Our Track Record: Your Comfort
Some cancer treatments extend over many weeks and have grueling side effects. We have developed treatment models that get you out of the hospital and back to your family sooner. In addition to a team of remarkable nurses, we provide case managers, social workers and financial counselors to help lift some non-medical burdens from you and your family. Read more on our Inpatient/Outpatient Program and Support Services and a Nursing Excellence story.
Your Body: What Went Wrong
Learn the basics of blood and bone marrow cancers and other disorders. Find out what went wrong in your body and how these cancers and disorders relate and differ.
Your Body: New Approaches to Care and Treatments
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have led the way in treating blood and bone marrows cancers and disorders. These scientists are making new strides in laboratory and clinical research to set the pace for future treatments. Read about innovative discoveries and clinical trials in leukemia, AIDS-Associated lymphomas, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, aplastic anemia and sickle cell anemia, and advances in the field of bone marrow transplant.