Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Doctors at the Hematology and Hematological Malignancy clinic at the SCCA treat both hematologic cancers and nonmalignant hematologic problems.

Treatment areas:

  • Leukemia (eg. acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL), chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) chronic lympocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • Hairy cell leukemia.  LGL leukemia
  • Lymphoma (including Hodgkin's lymphoma, T cell lymphoma, and HIV lymphoma)
  • Post transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder.
  • Splenomegaly
  • Lymphadenopathy.
  • Myeloma and monoclonal gammopathy of unclear significance (MGUS).
  • Myelodysplasia (MDS).
  • Myeloproliferative disorders (Polycythemia vera, essential thrombocytosis, myelofibrosis, chronic myeloid leukemia).
  • Leukocytosis.  Thrombocytosis.
  • Thrombocytopenia. ITP. TTP.
  • Neutropenia.
  • Aplastic anemia.
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).
  • Pancytopenia.
  • Anemia (including sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, hemolytic anemia, G6PD deficiency, PGK deficiency, hereditary spherocytosis, iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency).
  • Inherited marrow failure syndromes such as Diamond Blackfan anemia, Fanconi anemia, and Shwackman Diamond syndrome.
  • Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.  Cold agglutinin disease.
  • Hypercoagulability. Clotting issues.
  • Bleeding (including hemophilia, von Willebrand disease and platelet function disorders).
  • Porphyria.
  • Hemochromatosis. Iron overload.
  • Diseases such as hypereosinophilic syndrome, amyloid, mastocytosis, and histiocytosis.
  • Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome, a collaboration with ENT, GI, and pulmonary)


Exceptional medical care and compassion to transplant patients and families

Dr. Connelly-Smith received the Dr. Ali Al-Johani Award, which recognizes exceptional medical care and compassion to transplant patients and families.