Cancers of the Blood, Marrow, and Lymphatic Tissue
Every year, thousands of men and women look to the Lymphoma and Leukemia Center for help in combating cancer of the blood, marrow and lymphatic tissue.
As a core component of MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, we are able to provide state-of-the-art treatment by outstanding specialists in many disciplines who work together closely to provide the very best in care. In addition, our physicians are members of the faculty of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University with access to the very latest information about new breakthroughs in cancer research and treatment.
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Lymphoma and Leukemia
At the Lymphoma and Leukemia Center, you benefit from having a team of experts working together on their case. This multidisciplinary approach to treating cancers of the blood, marrow, and lymphatic tissue brings oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists and other cancer specialists together to plan and implement the optimal treatment program for you individually. As a result, you can take comfort in knowing that the expertise of several of the region’s finest physicians is being applied to your case.
Another vital member of the Lymphoma and Leukemia Center team is our Nurse Coordinator. This skilled professional works with patients and staff to facilitate treatment. The nurse coordinator also educates patients about their condition and assists them in arranging for the help of nutritional counselors, social workers and other support personnel.
Lymphoma and Leukemia Treatment Options
The Lymphoma and Leukemia Center of MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is the leading facility in South Jersey for treating cancers of the blood. Among the options available are chemotherapy and radiation immunotherapy. MD Anderson at Cooper physicians are experts at prescribing the most effective dosages for chemotherapy and in assisting patients in handling side effects. MD Anderson at Cooper is also a regional leader in radiation immunotherapy using advanced drugs such as Bexxar and Zevalin.
In cases where stem cell transplants or marrow transplantation are advisable, we can make the appropriate referrals. MD Anderson at Cooper physicians are also experts at helping patients with pain management. In addition, we can provide access to important clinical trials that offer additional options for patients suffering from hematological malignancies.
Of course, the Center’s ability to offer patients state-of-the-art treatment options is only part of the story. Our outstanding physicians, dedicated nurses, and superb support staff recognize that cancer places a heavy emotional burden on patients and their families. So, we endeavor to treat every individual with compassion and understanding.