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About Holy Name Medical Center About Holy Name Medical Center

Key Phone Numbers

  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

View All Department Contact Numbers

For general questions or comments, email info@holyname.org


For More Information:

201-541-5900
201-541-6305

Diagnosis & Treatment

Diagnosis

  • Physical exam
  • Blood tests
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • CT scan
  • MRI
  • PET scan

Treatment

Treatment approaches vary, depending on the type of leukemia, the patient's age and overall health status, and whether the disease has affected the brain. In some cases, a wait-and-watch approach may be appropriate for chronic leukemia.

The most commonly used treatment is chemotherapy. At times, other treatments may be used in combination with chemotherapy, such as a biologic therapy to enhance the body's immune response to the cancer. Targeted therapies, precision medicines and radiation may also be used with chemotherapy. For some patients, stem cell transplantation will be needed.