Leukemia and Lymphoma

Memorial Cancer Institute is home to the only program in Broward County that provides comprehensive treatment for blood-related cancers such as lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma. We modeled our program after the blood cancer programs found in leading university hospitals across the nation.

Advanced Technology for Biopsies

Diagnosing blood cancers requires advanced, specialized technology for fast and accurate analysis of blood, marrow and lymph node biopsies. Memorial Cancer Institute’s “flow cytometry lab” is one of the only of its kind in Broward County, and allows your doctors to see results in just a matter of hours.

Your Care Team

At Memorial Cancer Institute, you have a whole team on your side in your fight against cancer. Your team of leukemia and lymphoma specialists includes:

  • Dosimetrists
  • Hematologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Medical physicists
  • Pathologists
  • Transplant coordinators

Plus, your cancer team includes highly skilled certified oncology nurses, who are here to provide expert, compassionate care, every step of the way.

Blood Cancers We Treat


Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. The four most common types of leukemia are:

  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)

Other types of leukemia and related disorders include:

  • Hairy cell leukemia
  • Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML)


Lymphoma is a group of cancers that develop in the lymphatic system. The two main types are:


Myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in the bone marrow and affects the plasma cells. Myeloma has several forms: