Our team of hundreds of leading cancer physicians and oncology-trained support staff is a trusted partner in returning patients with cancer to good health.
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
At UT Southwestern Medical Center, our skilled leukemia experts diagnose and treat patients with every type of leukemia. Offering the most sophisticated technologies and science-based therapies, our team delivers comprehensive leukemia care that is unmatched in the region.
As the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Texas, we deliver the best cancer care available today and push to discover new treatments. NCI designation means we offer patients the ability to participate in the broadest possible range of clinical trials, with access to potential therapies not available at other facilities.
Personalized Care Throughout the Journey
Leukemia is cancer of the blood cells. With an accurate diagnosis and the right care, leukemia can be managed successfully – and even cured.
UT Southwestern’s multidisciplinary leukemia team partners with every patient to develop an individualized course of care. From diagnosis to treatment and beyond, our experienced and caring leukemia specialists will be by every patient’s side throughout their journey.
Our Services for Leukemia
At UT Southwestern, we strive for early detection and accurate diagnosis– both are critical to successful leukemia treatment. Then, our multidisciplinary team of leukemia specialists delivers coordinated, state-of-the-art treatment tailored to each patient.
Highlights of our leukemia program include:
- The leading survival
rate for adult allogeneic stem cell (bone marrow) transplants in Texas
- Molecular therapies
that target disease-causing cell mutations
- An innovative stem-cell transplantation process that replaces harmful cells with
immune cells designed to attack the cancer cells
immunotherapies, which manipulate patients’ or donors’ immune systems to more
effectively fight cancer cells
- The latest
evidence-based chemotherapies and radiation therapies
- The most advanced
imaging technologies available
- Access to clinical
trials of the most promising new leukemia treatments not yet available to
- Hematopathologists – physician-scientists
specially trained to identify and classify blood cancers – who help
provide accurate diagnoses
- The only site in Texas chosen for a national Cancer Moonshot clinical trial to find individually tailored approaches to better treat acute myeloid leukemia
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