Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Aim and objectives

The Department of Hematology at Rigshospitalet is internationally recognized as a highly specialized unit dedicated to the treatment and research of all forms of blood disorders. Our mission is to lead in the development of new and effective treatments that precisely target and combat cancer cells. Through extensive research, we strive to gain deeper insights into diverse blood disorders.

Focus areas

Our department comprises three specialized clinics and two inpatient wards, focusing on four different disease areas. Each unit is committed to delivering optimal treatment and care while prioritizing research and development.

1. Clinic for Bone Marrow Transplantation and Acute Leukemia
Specialized in performing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Provides intensive treatment for patients with acute leukemia and actively addresses conditions such as aplastic anemia.

2. Clinic for Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, and Myeloma
Specializes in the care of patients with lymph node cancer, myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and hairy cell leukemia.
Offers both assessment and treatment for diseases like lymph node cancer, myeloma, amyloidosis, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

3. Reception and acute unit
Ensures immediate assessment and treatment of patients with acute symptoms. Addresses various conditions, including acute leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, and various bleeding disorders.

4. Research Focus
The department houses specialized research groups covering everything from genetics and epidemiology to translational research. We are dedicated to generating new knowledge, developing groundbreaking treatments, and implementing ongoing protocols to enhance the understanding and management of various blood disorders.

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