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What is hematology?
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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Disorders of blood
The study of blood related disorders include such things as bleeding disorders, clotting disorders, low blood counts (anemia, low platelets, low neutrophils), high blood counts, abnormal hemoglobin, and much more.

In brief: Disorders of blood
The study of blood related disorders include such things as bleeding disorders, clotting disorders, low blood counts (anemia, low platelets, low neutrophils), high blood counts, abnormal hemoglobin, and much more.
Dr. James Ball
Dr. James Ball
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Dr. Alan Weitberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See below
Hematology is the study of the blood, blood-forming organs and diseases of the blood including benign and malignant conditions as well as abnormalities of the clotting system. Hematologist are specially trained to examine the blood and bone marrow and treat both benign conditions such as anemia (reduced red blood cells) and malignant conditions such as leukemia (abnormal white cell count).

In brief: See below
Hematology is the study of the blood, blood-forming organs and diseases of the blood including benign and malignant conditions as well as abnormalities of the clotting system. Hematologist are specially trained to examine the blood and bone marrow and treat both benign conditions such as anemia (reduced red blood cells) and malignant conditions such as leukemia (abnormal white cell count).
Dr. Alan Weitberg
Dr. Alan Weitberg
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Dr. Michael Benjamin
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Benign and malignant
I divide hematology into benign and malignant heme.
Benign hematology specialists diagnose and treat clotting problems, or red cell, hemoglobin, iron, white cell, or platelet problems (either too high or too low). Malignant hematology includes diseases like leukemia, mds, lymphoma, and myeloma. Stem cell transplant is a sub-specialty of malignant hematology. More info: http://bit.Ly/mymtva.

In brief: Benign and malignant
I divide hematology into benign and malignant heme.
Benign hematology specialists diagnose and treat clotting problems, or red cell, hemoglobin, iron, white cell, or platelet problems (either too high or too low). Malignant hematology includes diseases like leukemia, mds, lymphoma, and myeloma. Stem cell transplant is a sub-specialty of malignant hematology. More info: http://bit.Ly/mymtva.
Dr. Michael Benjamin
Dr. Michael Benjamin
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