Leukemia Treatment At OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
We see patients with acute and chronic leukemia (AML, APL, ALL, CML, CMML and CLL).
Your first treatment for leukemia is by far the most important. At OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, you can expect to receive the best leukemia care available. You’ll also have access to advanced treatments being developed in clinical trials for leukemia.
My Knight Cancer Story
Ever since I was a teenager I’ve worked out in the gym, five days a week. I love to ski and teach others how to enjoy the slopes in Maine. In early 2009, I noticed my regular workouts were getting harder. I was more winded when I skied, and got out of breath just climbing stairs.
Leukemia Clinical Trials
Not all patients are cured with standard leukemia treatment, and some standard treatments have more side effects than you want to live with. If this is true for you, you might seek help through a clinical trial to treat your leukemia. Patients who participate in clinical trials have the first chance to benefit from leukemia treatments that have shown promise in earlier research. They also make an important contribution to healthcare by helping leukemia doctors learn more about the disease.