Hematology is the treatment of blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system disorders. The skilled hematologists at Catholic Health diagnose and treat a range of diseases and can help determine the best care plan for your condition.
Depending on your cancer treatment plan, a hematologist may be included as part of your care team. Some of the most common conditions treated include:
- Anemia: A condition where the body does not produce enough red blood cells.
- Hemophilia: An inherited disorder in which the body is unable to form clots to stop bleeding.
- Sickle cell anemia: An inherited disorder that affects the shape of red blood cells and causes health problems such as stroke, organ damage, or blindness.
- Thalassemia: An inherited condition that causes the body to produce less hemoglobin than normal.
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood forming tissue. It is most commonly diagnosed in children and teens.
- Lymphoma: Cancer of the body's disease-fighting network, the lymphatic system. The most common types are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
- Myeloma: Cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow.
Treatment for Blood Cancer
Undergoing cancer treatment is difficult, physically and emotionally. For patients being treated with infusion therapies, we specifically designed the Sisters Health Infusion Center to provide them with a comforting and relaxing atmosphere.
For an appointment with one of our hematologists, or if you have any questions about our program at Catholic Health, please call (716) 862-2700 or complete the form to receive a call from our patient representatives.