Leukemia

Leukemia overview

You are at the center of everything we do at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). Here, we surround you with a team of specialists who work together closely to provide expertly targeted, complete care and compassionate support throughout your treatment and beyond.

We guide you every step of the way, combining our deep clinical expertise in leukemia with a commitment to meet your unique needs.

Why choose SCCA?

  • Comprehensive leukemia treatment 
    Our doctors are experts in the complex range of treatments leukemia may require. Based on the specific features of your disease, your team may recommend chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy or bone marrow transplant, all available at SCCA.
  • Leukemia clinical trials
    To give you access to the most innovative therapies, SCCA unites the leading researchers and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch and UW Medicine so you can take part in leukemia clinical studies not available everywhere.
  • Pioneering new approaches
    Researchers here pioneered bone marrow transplant and continue to refine it, making transplant an option for more people. We are also advancing chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy and tools like UW-OncoPlex, which tests for genetic mutations, helping doctors plan effective care.
  • Bone marrow transplant for leukemia
    The Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at SCCA consistently achieves higher-than-expected transplant survival rates. We’ve performed more bone marrow transplants than any other institution in the world.
  • A national leader in cancer care
    SCCA is the leading cancer treatment center in the region and among the top nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report. 
  • Magnet hospital award
    University of Washington Medical Center, where our patients receive hospital-based care, has been honored as a Magnet hospital for excellence in nursing, which is linked to better outcomes for patients.
  • NCI comprehensive cancer center
    We are a comprehensive cancer center, a designation from the National Cancer Institute that reflects our scientific leadership and the depth and breadth of our research to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

Treatment

It is important to receive care at a specialized center with expertise in treating your specific type of leukemia.

Providers

At SCCA, you receive care from a team of providers with extensive experience in your disease. Your team includes doctors, a team coordinator, a registered nurse, an advanced practice provider and others, based on your needs. You also have access to experts like nutritionists, social workers, acupuncturists, psychiatrists and more who specialize in supporting people with cancer or blood disorders.

Clinical trials

To give you access to the most innovative therapies, SCCA unites the leading researchers and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch and UW Medicine so you can take part in leukemia clinical studies not available everywhere.