Franciscan Health's hematology treatment specializes in all types of blood issues from simple blood disorders to more complex diseases such as leukemia or lymphoma. Our hematology patients benefit from personalized, team-based care plans.
A Team Approach to Treating Early and Advanced Stage Blood Cancers
Franciscan Health hematology treatment specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of blood disorders ranging from simple disorders to serious cancers. Blood disorders that benefit from hematology treatment include:
- Clotting disorders (Lupus anticoagulant, Hypercoaguable states, etc.)
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Hodgkin’s lymphoma
A team approach to hematology treatment ensures our patients benefits from a personalized, coordinated and compassionate treatment plan. You benefit from the combined expertise of medical oncologists, hematologists, blood and marrow transplant physicians, hematologic pathologists, radiation oncologists and research specialists working together to review every patient case and creating the best care plan possible.
The physicians at Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation (IBMT) pioneered the first transplant program for blood cancer in Indiana. This groundbreaking work, including cutting-edge research, is carried on today at Franciscan Health's Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
Blood transfusions at Franciscan Health help people whose blood is lacking a critical component necessary to promote healing and good health. They are often needed for patients with injuries or anemia or those undergoing surgery or cancer treatment.
Clinical research trials provide new ways to think about disease treatment and possible cures. While offering patients the opportunity to tap into advanced treatment options.
Infusion services at Franciscan Health provide inpatient or outpatient care that is comprehensive and convenient for all patients. Our nurses and therapists specialize in IV treatments and infusion therapies.
Hematology research and clinical trials
As a leading research center, we participate in cutting-edge cancer research studies and clinical trials, with multiple trials for leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers available at any time - including clinical trials available nowhere else in the state of Indiana. This allows us to offer our patients access to advanced treatment options not available with standard care.