• Leukemia & Lymphoma

  • Hematologic cancers, (cancers of the blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes) include leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Every year, more than 100,000 cases of blood, bone marrow, and lymph node cancers are diagnosed in the United States, and more than 50,000 people die from these cancers. Among children and teens less than 20 years old, leukemia is the most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death. Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and blood and lymphoma is a general term for cancers that start in the lymph system.


    Learn more about Hematologic Cancers

    Treatment options include:Leukemia & Lymphoma treatment at Penrose Cancer Center in Colorado Springs

    • Radiation therapy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Targeted therapy
    • Surgery (less common) 
    • Or a combination of treatments

    The treatment plan for an individual patient depends on a number of factors, including the exact type of cancer, the stage of the cancer, and the person's age and general health.

    Our hematology nurse navigator: Lori Dagostino (719) 776-6183


    Our Team:
    The following physicians are part of the Penrose Cancer Center Physician Member program and practice in specialties involved with hematologic cancers.  This also includes our expert team of radiologists and pathologists.

    • Medical Oncology
      • D. Scott Brantley, MD
      • Paul Anthony DeCarolis, MD
      • Hyun Sue Kim, MD
      • Matthew Logsdon, MD
      • Maurice Markus, MD
      • Michaela Carmen Matei, MD
      • Timothy Murphy, MD, FACP
      • Robert Sayre, MD
      • Daniel Tell, MD, FACP                  

    • Radiation Oncology
      • Alan Monroe, MD
      • Anuj Peddada, MD
      • Andrew Tanner, MD

    Did you know?

    • We provide diagnosis and management of all blood disorders, specializing in coagulation problems, anemias, white cell and platelet problems, and other bone marrow disorders.
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