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BY Karen Vollmering

Blood cancers like lymphoma and multiple myeloma begin in blood-forming tissue, such as bone marrow or in cells of the immune system. These cancers can be treated using different types of particles and radiation therapy. This includes photon, proton and electron therapy. 

Radiation therapy treats blood cancers by destroying cancer cells in the blood to relieve pain or discomfort caused...

Radiation oncologist Bouthaina Dabaja, M.D., and Shryll Turner, advanced practice registered nurse, review scans.

BY Richard Bagdonas

It all started in October 2018 during a trip to Mexico. I consumed a fruit that caused me to become ill. Upon my return to the U.S., my doctor...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Ever logged into MyChart to check on some lab test results, then just stared blankly at the screen once you saw them? You’re not alone.&nbsp...

BY Mallory Parrish

Cancer doesn’t run in my family, so when I noticed a small swelling on my collar bone in March 2020, I just shrugged it off. I travel a lot for work, and I carry a heavy tote with a computer around. I figured my left shoulder was just injured from the straps. I had no idea it was actually a symptom of Hodgkin lymphoma. I was only 32.

But the lump didn’t go away, even after several months. Then, the intense itching started. That...

Stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma survivor Mallory Parrish, wearing glasses and a red floral top and big turquoise earrings, smiles while looking off in the distance.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Though it happens very infrequently, sometimes people develop a second type of cancer in addition to the first. This could be due to a number...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

The COVID-19 pandemic. The winter freeze. A national blood shortage. The launch of our new Strategy.

These are just a few of the big...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Iron-deficiency anemia is one of the most common reasons people are rejected as potential blood donors.

But what causes this condition...

BY Jane Root

Cancer has disrupted my life three times over the past 16 years.

The first time was in 2005, when my late husband, Eli, was diagnosed...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Almost everyone will experience a swollen lymph node at some point. That’s because these structures are designed to filter germs and other...

BY Devon Carter

For patients with lymphoma, multiple myeloma and leukemia, CAR T cell therapy offers an effective treatment option when traditional treatment...