Blood Disorders

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise of an interdisciplinary team to every patient we treat. And we treat every type of cancer, including blood disorders. That means your treatment plan is personalized for you and coordinated by our team of cancer doctors and experts that specialize in blood disorders. Here, you will benefit from the latest techniques and treatments; access to clinical trials working to discover new, safe, and effective treatments; and targeted therapies backed by our precision medicine program. Find comfort and confidence in knowing your care is comprehensive and cutting-edge.

Your Team of Blood Disorders Experts

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center team believes that there’s a lot more to fighting blood disorders than treatment. We believe that comprehensive, holistic care includes other aspects of your life that may have an impact on your overall well-being. At UAB, you have a personalized team to support YOU.

The O’Neal Difference

Blood And Marrow Transplantation And Cell Therapy Program

Includes an FDA-approved Cell Therapy Laboratory and a facility for stem cell storage, collection, and culture

Clinical trials 

Together, finding new ways to improve cancer care and survival

Cancer Patient Navigators

Specialists help guide you through all aspects of your cancer journey.

The Lifespan Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center

Scholars and researchers who are finding new ways to treat patients with sickle cell disease and putting the latest knowledge toward your care, now.

CAR T-Cell Therapy

One of a select number of centers in the country offering this immunotherapy

Supportive Care and Survivorship programs

We help you through every stage of your treatment, caring for all aspects of your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

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Find a Clinical Trial

Search for clinical trials and talk to your doctor about participating

Jimmy Roberson with Be the Match Donor Alina Franke

Alabama man finally meets the woman from Germany— his one in 24 million match — who saved his life with her bone marrow donation

Jimmy Robertson had a rare blood disorder which threatened his life by way of reduced bone marrow production. The UAB  Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program connected him a one-in-24-million bone marrow donor match and oversaw his successful treatment. Robertson later insisted on meeting his donor in person to show his gratitude.

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