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From widely accepted treatments to groundbreaking clinical trials, Novant Health provides a variety of treatments for cancers affecting blood, bone marrow and the lymphatic system. The three most common types of blood-related cancer are:
- Leukemia – A cancer of the bone marrow and blood
- Lymphoma – A cancer that originates in the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's immune system
- Myeloma – A cancer of the plasma cells, which are a type of white blood cell found primarily in bone marrow
Your Team of Specialists Focuses on You & Your Treatment
Treating your cancer at Novant Health is the responsibility of a team of specialists dedicated to treating your disease. Because your cancer is specific to you, we assemble a team of inpatient and outpatient specialists that focus on your individualized care.
Cancer Patient Navigators Help You through Your Treatment
Our cancer patient navigators
are your first line of support as you undergo treatment. These nurses have specialized training in cancer and are here to help you and your family every step of the way. Their services are available to any cancer patient, regardless of diagnosis.
Specialized Care for Inpatient Treatment
Should your treatment require an overnight stay, the inpatient oncology unit
located on the seventh floor of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte will provide you with the expert care, support and amenities you need.
Clinical Trials Offer Treatments Not Widely Available
Novant Health Cancer Center participates in national and international clinical research trials
, allowing our patients to have an opportunity to receive cancer treatment not widely available. Check out our current list of clinical trials available for blood cancer patients.
Cancer Support for You & Your Family
Novant Health Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center
offers a blood cancer support group that meets the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Patients and families can also benefit from other support services offered at Buddy Kemp, including counseling, support groups, case management, educational seminars and a lending boutique.
Symptom Management to Improve Your Quality of Life
At Novant Health, part of treating your cancer is helping you manage the physical and psychological side effects of the disease and its treatment. Presbyterian Cancer Rehabilitation & Wellness
offers nutrition counseling
and exercise programs
led by specially trained cancer experts to improve symptoms during treatment or recovery.