Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Blood Disorders

Memorial Sloan Kettering provides expert care for people with rare blood disorders. Our depth of experience means that you get the best possible care, no matter how uncommon the disease. Our doctors have expertise in treating these disorders and their complications. We are highly skilled in deciding which therapies are appropriate.

Each person with a rare blood disorder who is treated at MSK receives personalized care. A multidisciplinary team of specialists contributes to your care. This group include experts in hematologic oncology, radiology, pathology, bone marrow transplantation, and pain management.

Our team meets regularly to discuss your care plan. We work together to develop a treatment plan tailored to the stage of the disease. Many specialists participate. This ensures that we consider all possible approaches and that you receive the best combination of treatments.

In addition, MSK has nurses who specialize in caring for people with blood disorders. We have a patient-centered focus and place your needs and preferences first. Our nurses and doctors work together as part of your Disease Management Team. Our nurses administer therapies, monitor your treatment, watch for side effects, and offer emotional support.

Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering also lead clinical trials. Some are studying novel therapies and new ways to diagnose rare blood disorders. Clinical trials give many people access to treatments and diagnostic approaches that are not widely available.