Hematology and Oncology
Hematologists study blood and blood forming organs as well as treat diseases of the blood. Most Hematologists see patients in the clinic. Oncologists are specialized doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of cancer.
People see hematologists and medical oncologists for a variety of reasons. The most common reasons to see a medical oncologist specializing in malignant (cancerous) hematology include leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. The most common reasons to see a hematologist specializing in benign (non-cancerous) hematology are blood disorders, which include Anemia, benign monoclonal gammopathy, coagulopathies, erythrocytosis, leukocytosis, lymphohistocytic disorders, pancytopmenia, sickle cell disease, thrombotosis, thrombocytopenia, sickle cell disease, and von Willebrand disease.
Hematology and Oncology Services at MMMC
Our services include diagnosis, evaluation, management and treatment for hematology and cancer, as well as oncological surgery.