Hematology is a specialized branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats conditions of the blood, including blood-related cancers.
Sophisticated Care from the Leading Experts on Cape Cod
The hematologists at Cape Cod Healthcare provide superior care in a supportive environment. We’ll educate you about your condition and guide you and your family through the treatment process. We work closely with specialists from other disciplines at CCHC, as well as our colleagues at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and other medical centers to customize your care to your unique situation.
Blood Disorders & Blood Cancers We Treat
Our hematology specialists treat a wide range of blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma.
Additionally, our team has the resources, skill and education to develop effective treatment plans for the full spectrum of blood disorders, including:
- Hemolytic anemias
- Platelet disorders
- Hemoglobinopathies (sickle cell disease and thalassemias)
- Coagulopathies/bleeding disorders
- Thrombophilias (blood clots)
- Bleeding and clotting disorders, such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease
When developing a care plan, our hematologist will work with you to determine which options will deliver the best possible outcome. Treatment may entail:
- Biological therapy for benign disorders and blood cancers
- Growth factor drugs
- Immunosuppressive drugs
- Infusion (IV) therapy
- Removal of blood components
Learn more about hematology, common blood diseases, bleeding and clotting disorders and blood cancers from the American Society of Hematology.