Cancers We Treat Blood & Lymphatic Cancer

Dr. Gorak, hematologist oncologist, talks with a male patient.

CARING FOR YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY Our Approach to Blood & Lymphatic Cancer

When faced with a diagnosis of a blood or lymphatic cancer, you need a team of experts taking care of you. At Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, we use advanced technology to precisely diagnose and treat cancer. Here, you have access to targeted treatments, including the latest clinical trial therapies, to help you fight cancer.

Our approach to cancer treatment is the same practice standards provided at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Because of our partnership, our patients benefit from MD Anderson clinicians and researchers, too.

“Cancer is one of life’s top stressors and turns your world upside down. I work with you to help ease your worries and serve as your coach throughout your battle with cancer.”

– EDWARD GORAK, DO, MBA, MS, FACP, Hematologist Oncologist


WHY CHOOSE BAPTIST MD Anderson? Advanced Treatment & Care

Our patients benefit from an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach. That means your case is discussed in detail at regularly scheduled conferences attended by all treating physicians and other healthcare professionals. Your team of doctors and support staff are in one location, so you won’t have to travel all over town. A nurse navigator is assigned to each patient to provide education, coordinate appointments, and support you every step of the way.

Your physical, emotional and spiritual needs are important, too. Our support services include social workers, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists and chaplains. They’ll be there for you through your care. We also offer survivorship and cancer prevention services.

TYPES OF BLOOD & LYMPHATIC CANCER WE TREAT

We provide a wide range of treatment options for all types and stages of blood & lymphatic cancer, including:

  • Leukemia
    • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
    • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
    • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
    • Chronic myelophocytic leukemia (CML)
    • Rare leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
  • Lymphoma
    • Hodgkin’s lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
    • Bcell lymphoma
    • Folicular lymphoma
    • Mantle cell lymphoma
    • T-cell lymphoma
    • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)
    • NK-cell lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and plasma cell disorders
  • Any rare hematological cancers, including but not limited to:
    • Hairy cell leukemia
    • Mycosis fungoides

We also treat benign, or non-cancerous, complex hematology conditions including common variable immune deficiency (CVID) and immune thrombocytopenic purpura.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, we have you covered. We have nurse navigators available to guide you through every step of your care. Request an appointment or speak to a nurse navigator by phone or online.

OUR LOCATION Hematology Oncology Clinic

Within our specialized clinics we bring together our team of experts to care for you. Each of our clinics are singularly focused on your specific needs and treatment.

Need directions? The hematology-oncology clinic is located in the main Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center on Floor 6.

An exterior photo of Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center.

BAPTIST MD Anderson IS HERE TO Take Care of You

Wherever you are in your journey, we’re here to help you in your fight against cancer. Our team of experts can help you navigate the whirlwind of emotions and decisions through every aspect of your care.

“They walked me through everything and made me feel as comfortable as possible, so I didn’t have to stress about anything.”

—Daniel’s Story

Cancer was the last thing on this college student’s mind, but just days after graduation, Daniel Ellis began treatment at Baptist MD Anderson.