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At UT Southwestern Medical Center, our experts diagnose and treat patients with every type of leukemia (cancer of the blood cells).

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 for All Types of Leukemia

We diagnose and treat all types of leukemia, including:

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.


Highlights of Our Leukemia Program

2,500+ stem cell transplants performed

#1 survival rate for adult allogeneic stem cell (bone marrow) transplants in Texas

High patient satisfaction scores

Innovative Treatments

Our patients have access to every effective treatment option, including:

  • Molecular therapies that target disease-causing cell mutations
  • Stem-cell transplantation that replaces harmful cells with immune cells designed to attack the cancer cells
  • Adoptive immunotherapies, which manipulate patients’ or donors’ immune systems to more effectively fight cancer cells
  • CAR T-cell therapy for certain types of acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Access to clinical trials of the most promising new leukemia treatments not yet available to the public
  • Only site in Texas chosen for a national Cancer Moonshot clinical trial to find individually tailored approaches to better treat acute myeloid leukemia
  • Expertise treating large granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia, a rare form of blood cancer

We also offer a range of support services to help patients and families through leukemia treatment and beyond.

Compassionate Care Throughout the Journey

UT Southwestern provides excellent, compassionate care for patients with all types of blood cancers. From a personalized patient experience to cutting-edge treatments, discover what sets us apart.  

U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospitals - Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

UT Southwestern Medical Center's treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma is rated as "High Performing" by U.S. News & World Report, placing us among the nation’s top hospitals for this area of care.

Additional recognition

  • MDS Foundation center of excellence for the treatment of people with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  • Certified by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
  • National Center of Excellence listing for all major insurance carriers