Division of Hematology & Hematologic Malignancies

The scientific focus of our division is the study of blood and bone marrow in health and disease. Our physicians treat patients with blood cancer, such as leukemias and lymphomas; clotting disorders, such as hemophilia; and diseases of iron metabolism, such as hemochromatosis. Starting with Maxwell Wintrobe, one of the founding fathers of Hematology and the University of Utah Medical School, our division can look back at a long-standing tradition of excellence in research, clinical care and teaching. Read more.

   

Congressman John Lewis, the civil rights leader who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death, to be published upon the day of his funeral in the NY Times.

While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours of my life you inspired me. You filled me with hope about the next chapter of the great American story when you used your power to make a difference in our society. Millions of people motivated simply by human compassion laid down the burdens of division. Around the country and the world you set aside race, class, age, language and nationality to demand respect for human dignity. That is why I had to visit Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, though I was admitted to the hospital the following day. I just had to see and feel it for myself that, after many years of silent witness, the truth is still marching on.  (Read More)

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An Overview of the Multiple Myeloma Program

The Multiple Myeloma Program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute is a growing and dynamic group that includes five physicians, a talented team of APCs, and over 25 support staff. We focus on the treatment of patients with plasma cell dyscrasias, including monoclonal gammopathy of clinical significance (MGCS), smoldering myeloma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, POEMS, amyloidosis, and multiple myeloma. With our collection of subspecialty clinics, we strive to provide personalized, state-of-the-art care with compassion and expertise.... Read More

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Welcome to the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies! The scientific focus of our Division is the study of blood and bone marrow in health and disease.

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