Blood Cancers

Leukemia and Blood Cancer Specialists

Ascension Saint Thomas offers comprehensive services for patients with blood cancers

Ascension Saint Thomas Acute Leukemia program

The Ascension Saint Thomas Leukemia team is dedicated to your blood cancer care. Our doctors and nurses listen to understand your health care needs and concerns and answer your questions. We deliver a care plan with personalized cancer treatments and support programs to help you from diagnosis to recovery.

Our blood cancer care specialists have experience caring for people with blood cancers, including leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma. We are also equipped to provide comprehensive services for patients with leukemia related disorders which include:

  • Evaluation and diagnosis of individuals with any type of bone-marrow disorder, including acute and chronic leukemias, myeloproliferative disorders, and n myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Evaluation and diagnosis of patients with unexplained anemia, or abnormal white blood or platelet counts
  • Development and implementation of a personalized treatment plan, ranging from standard supportive care to intensive chemotherapy for acute leukemia.
Our blood cancer team includes:
  • Leukemia and stem cell transplant experts
  • Blood cancer specialists
  • Pharmacy specialists
  • Hematopathologists

Delivering personalized cancer care

Our doctors and nurses listen to understand your health care needs and concerns, and answer your questions. Then, we deliver a care plan with personalized cancer treatments and support programs. Our medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, oncology-certified nurses, palliative care specialists, genetic counselors, patient navigators, social workers, financial advocates, dietitians, chaplains, and cancer rehabilitation specialists focus on your needs.

Our medical oncology and hematology services include blood testing, lymph node biopsy, bone marrow aspiration, and a variety of treatment options. Chemotherapy can be taken as oral medicine or as IV infusion therapy. Our doctors, nurses and pharmacists provide education to help you understand and manage your cancer. We also offer targeted radiation therapies for lymphoma and myeloma.

Compassion at the core of our cancer care

From day one, our blood cancer care teams are committed to supporting you along your cancer journey. Beyond just treatment, we’ll help you manage side effects and fatigue and provide encouragement for you and your loved ones. We’re here for you every step of the way.

Meet Our Specialist

Dr. Jonathan Abbas, Medical Director of Acute Leukemia Program

Clinic Location

TN Oncology - Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown

2004 Hayes Street, Suite 350

Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 312-3333