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Hematologic Malignancies

Hematologic Malignancies Symptoms and Causes

The North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute features pre-eminent programs specializing in the treatment of hematologic malignancies such as:

International Reputation for Excellence

The Hematologic Malignancies Program at North Shore–LIJ Health System offers state-of -the-art diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Our cancer experts include world renowned leaders in both clinical care and research of hematologic cancers. They work closely with an interdisciplinary team of specialists to provide compassionate and individualized care using the latest protocols of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and targeted drug therapy.

Our Institute is one of the largest acute leukemia treatment centers in the nation. We have been designated a “Myelodysplastic Syndrome Center of Excellence” by the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Foundation. Our basic science research program for chronic lymphocytic leukemia led by Dr. Nicholas Chiorazzi and clinical therapeutic trials program under the leadership of Dr. Kanti Rai are models in their field and enjoy an international reputation for excellence.

Regional Leaders in Leukemia and Stem Cell Transplants

Our dedicated leukemia and stem cell transplant centers are among the largest in the New York area. Our Adult and Pediatric Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Programs are the only transplant programs in the Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn area accredited by the prestigious Foundation for Accreditation in Cellular Therapy (FACT) for exceptional patient care and medical practices. 

World Leaders in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment

Our Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research and Treatment Program has become a world-renowned landmark for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults.

Our expert physicians have received international acclaim for the study and frontline treatment of hematologic cancers, and we are consistently listed among the top three medical centers for leukemia research in the United States. Our prominent researchers have led major trials through the Leukemia Group B (CALBG) and Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP), both supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Hematologic Malignancies Clinical Trials

The North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute offers a full array of clinical trials. The result of this research not only impacts survival, but also enhances the qua of life. For more information about clinical trials for Hematologic Malignancies, visit Cancer Clinical Trials.

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