Blood Cancers

Blood cancers can have various and seemingly unrelated symptoms, such as unexplained fatigue and persistent infection. Our specialized team works together to provide a precise diagnosis, second opinion consultations and the most effective treatment options, including innovative immunotherapy. We combine advanced research, technology and techniques with compassionate care to create a personalized care plan that is right for you. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat all blood cancers, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Bhagirathbhai Dholaria
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4.9

Bhagirathbhai DholariaMD

    Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematologic Cancer, Hematology, Hematology/Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant
Brian G. Engelhardt
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4.8

Brian G. EngelhardtMD

    Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer, Hematologic Cancer, Hematology, Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Stem Cell Transplant
Brent Ferrell

Brent FerrellJr, MD

    Cancer, Hematologic Cancer, Hematology, Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic
Lindsey M. Goodman
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4.8

Lindsey M. GoodmanMD

    Cancer, Hematology/Oncology
Stacey A. Goodman
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4.9

Stacey A. GoodmanMD

    Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer, Hematologic Cancer, Hematology, Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Lymphoma, Low, Intermediate, and High Grade
Adetola A. Kassim
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4.7

Adetola A. KassimMD

    Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer, Hematologic Cancer, Hematology, Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Stem Cell Transplant
Austin N. Kirschner
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4.9

Austin N. KirschnerMD, PhD

    Cancer, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Lymphoma, Low, Intermediate, and High Grade, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Skin Cancers Including Melanoma

Why Choose Blood Cancer Care at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized cancer care

    The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer.

  • Team approach

    Cancer care requires the expertise of specialists in many different disciplines. Our hematologist-oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists work closely with other cancer experts to ensure you receive advanced care.

  • Full-service stem cell transplant

    We are nationally recognized for our inpatient and outpatient stem cell transplant programs to treat blood cancers. Our survival rates for donor stem cell transplants are among the best in the nation among large centers. We are designated a "Center of Excellence" for stem cell transplant by many insurance providers. 

  • Innovation in cancer care

    We are the first program in Tennessee to offer a new treatment for a specific type of lymphoma, CAR T cell therapy. We are also one of the few programs to use stem cell transplants to treat amyloidosis, a rare blood disease. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, sophisticated treatment available.

  • Specialized tumor boards

    At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.

  • Cancer clinical trials

    As a leading cancer research center, we offer the latest approaches being studied in clinical trials. When you take part in a cancer clinical trial, you have the chance to help improve treatment for others, while also receiving expert care from our experienced doctors and research nurses. Find a clinical trial at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

  • Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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