At Rush, the leukemia program has been a pioneer in the care of patients with leukemia and the use of innovative treatment modalities. Rush was one of the first institutions in the country to utilize timed sequential therapy in acute myelogenous leukemia using two drugs, Cytarabine and Mitoxantrone.
Melissa L. Larson, MD, is an associate professor of
hematology at Rush University Medical Center. She received her MD from Rush
Medical College and completed her internal medicine residency and
hematology/oncology fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
(Rush University Medical Center). Dr. Larson's clinical practice focuses on
acute leukemias and other hematologic disorders. She is the director of the
Leukemia Program and the Leukemia Comprehensive Clinic at Rush University
Dr. Larson holds memberships in the American Society of Hematology and
American Society of Clinical Oncology. She has authored or co-authored numerous articles that appear in several journals.
Allison Morin, NP, joined Rush as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in
February 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Genetics from the
University of Wisconsin. Allison went on to get a Master of Science in Nursing
from University of Illinois at Chicago.
The following services are offered by the leukemia program at Rush:
Monday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Rush University Cancer Cener
Tuesday and Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Rush Cancer Care in Lisle
Wednesday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
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