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.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins For Blood and Bone Marrow Cancer Care

The Multidisciplinary Difference 

Our multidisciplinary approach brings together multiple specialties, precision treatments designed specifically for the unique characteristics of each patient’s cancer, and the most innovative and advanced therapies in the world.

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. 

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.

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.

Patient Education

View our patient education binder for Bone Marrow Treatment.

Bone Marrow Transplant

Dr Rick Jones explains the history of bone marrow transplants, the pioneering scientific discovery lead by Johns Hopkins researchers and the current state of this life saving procedure.

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.