Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma

Robert Collins, M.D. with patient Ray Johnston
Bone marrow transplant specialist Robert Collins, M.D., with patient Ray Johnston, former Dallas Mavericks player and lead singer of The Ray Johnston Band.

Leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma are cancers of the blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes – also known as hematologic cancers.

Simmons Cancer Center operates one of the leading programs in the nation for hematologic cancers, including:

cancer of the blood and bone marrow
cancer affecting the lymph system
cancer of the plasma cells

UT Southwestern Medical Center is considered a global leader in the diagnosis and treatment of malignancies of the blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes.

We also specialize in treating myelodysplasia, a group of disorders in which the body doesn’t make enough healthy blood cells.

Our adult bone marrow transplantation program ranks No.1 in the nation for one-year survival rates for patients receiving the highest-complexity transplants from biologically unrelated donor tissue.

Recent achievements reflect the quality of care in every aspect of our program:

  • More than 1,000 transplants performed
  • Hematopathology laboratory recognized internationally for expert diagnosis
  • Customer-focused environment that receives the highest marks for patient satisfaction
  • Designation as a Center of Excellence by the Myelodysplasia Foundation
  • Designation as a National Center of Excellence for major insurance carriers
  • Accreditation by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy, which recognizes bone marrow transplant programs that have achieved the highest levels of clinical and research practice

Request an Appointment

For an appointment at our facility in Dallas or for more information about our leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma services, request an appointment or call 214-645-8300.