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Benign Blood Disorder Care

When you’re a patient at Swedish, we don’t just treat your blood disorder – we treat you. We use the most advanced treatments to create a highly personalized care plan. We also support you and your loved ones with a full range of services throughout your entire journey. The result is effective, whole-person care for the body, mind and spirit.

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Why Choose Us for Blood Disorder Care?

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No two patients, or their treatment plans, are alike. This is why, at Swedish, we take a highly personalized approach to your benign blood disorder care. Our expert clinicians work with you to design a treatment plan that fits your personal needs. It’s an approach that combines leading-edge treatment with the compassionate care Swedish is known for. Why? Because we know this results in the best outcomes.

As a patient, you’ll be supported through your entire journey by a multidisciplinary care team. You’ll be treated by board-certified hematologists, who may offer laboratory blood function monitoring and provide therapeutic agents. It’s a team-based approach to the care of benign blood disorders. Your care team may include pain specialists, genetic counselors, nurse navigators and other hematology experts. We also provide you and your family with a full range of support services well beyond conventional treatment, from education to nutrition and pain management.

Learn more about the experts who make up our multidisciplinary care teams.

Blood disease doesn’t discriminate, but access to great hematology care hasn’t always been the same for everyone. At Swedish, we are deeply committed to making sure every patient we treat has access to the best care. We offer various location-specific services to help our patients receive equitable care, such as translation for non-English-speaking patients, telehealth and transportation assistance. We value, respect and support the racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual and spiritual identities of each member of our diverse communities, and we welcome all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. We aim to make sure every patient is treated equally and with dignity – whoever you are, and wherever you’re at.

Swedish is well known for offering options – and hope – to patients seeking the most advanced procedures and therapies to treat benign blood disorders. Our network of experts and state-of-the-art labs provide molecular analysis of bone marrow and coagulation diagnostics, so we can in turn offer the most advanced medical insights and treatments to our patients. We look at the stage and the genetic makeup of your specific condition to determine which trials could be most effective for you.

About Benign Blood Disorders

Benign blood disorders, or benign hematologic disorders, are non-cancerous conditions in which blood cells do not function normally. The expert oncology and hematology teams at Swedish use the most effective therapies to treat patients with every type of benign blood disorder and its related conditions, including:

  • Anemia
  • Platelet disorders
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Hemophilia
  • Thrombophilia
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemia

Testing and Diagnostics

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Diagnostic tools help our clinicians determine which therapies will work best for each patient, based on many factors like the patient’s diagnosis and particular genetic profile. Your doctors will use multiple advanced diagnostic and prognostic tools to help design your individualized treatment plan. Depending on your case, this may include one or more of the following:

  • Bone marrow analysis
  • Coagulation diagnostics
  • Thrombophilic evaluation

Personalized Treatment for Benign Blood Disorders

We take a team approach to your hematology treatment because we know this offers the best success in managing and curing blood disorders. Your multidisciplinary care team will work with you to design an individualized care plan, from diagnosis to post-treatment support. We offer many different therapies across our Swedish locations. Depending on your condition, your personal care plan may include one or more of the following:

Systemic therapies travel through the bloodstream and may help replace missing nutrients, control blood cell destruction by the immune system or impact blood cell production rates. Systemic therapies include:

  • Steroids
  • Monoclonal antibodies
  • Iron replacement
  • Blood factor replacement
  • Transfusion
  • Anticoagulation
  • Immunoglobulin

Additional therapies may also be part of the treatment plan for a small number of patients. These may include:

  • Antithymocyte globulin

You’ll also be provided with supportive therapies to prevent or relieve symptoms and keep you as comfortable as possible throughout the course of your treatment.  Such therapies include:

  • Therapeutic apheresis Note: This advanced therapy is not available at all Swedish locations.

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We are proud to see our dedication to our patients recognized by some of the most well-respected programs and institutions in the United States. Several of our Swedish locations have achieved the following accreditations:

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