Bone Marrow Transplants and
Treatment of Hematological Disorders

At Sheba Medical Center, our Hematology Clinic diagnoses and treats many forms of blood malignancy with the latest therapies, and we feature a state-of-the-art Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic. Our center is equipped with a range of advanced technologies, so you benefit from ultra-precise diagnoses and highly effective treatments. Hematologists, oncologists, and radiation oncologists work together to ensure customized and compassionate medical care.

The Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy is the largest of its kind in Israel. We have 25 private patient rooms, including three rooms dedicated to cellular therapy, such as CAR-T cell therapy, and a room used exclusively for TIL immunotherapy treatment. Our world-renowned Hematology Clinic is proud to be an honorary member of the European Hematology and European Transplant Association.

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    What Hematologic Conditions
    Do We Treat at Sheba?

      • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
      • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
      • Chronic Lymphocytic Anemia (CLL)
      • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
      • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
      • Hodgkin Lymphoma
      • Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
      • Aplastic Anemia

    At our Bone Marrow Clinic, we provide bone marrow transplant treatments for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and specific autoimmune disorders.

    Why Choose

    Large-scale Experience
    we have performed over 2,000 bone marrow transplants, and our Bone Marrow Clinic serves over 4,500 patients every year, carrying out approximately 240 transplants annually
    Leading Technologies
    the latest diagnostics and progressive techniques, such as bone marrow biopsies, FISH, quantitative PCR, and cytogenetic profiles
    Leading Technologies
    the latest diagnostics and progressive techniques, such as bone marrow biopsies, FISH, quantitative PCR, and cytogenetic profiles
    Individualized Treatment
    custom-tailored treatments; depending upon your unique condition, we may use traditional chemotherapy, targeted chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and bone marrow transplants
    Supportive Experience
    a personal coordinator from the International Medical Tourism Division will provide all-inclusive assistance, helping with travel, accommodations, and translation
    Complete Collaboration
    care from a multidisciplinary team of oncologists, hematologists, radiation oncologists, nursing, and support staff
    Sheba – Ranked in the

    Top Ten Best Hospitals Worldwide

    Sheba Medical Center sets the standard for excellence in patient-focused care. Recently, Newsweek included Sheba on their prestigious list of the Top Ten Best Hospitals Worldwide. This endorsement recognizes Sheba as a leading force in medical science and biotechnological innovation – maximizing the latest technologies while always providing holistic, outstanding healthcare. Sheba is strongly committed to delivering personalized, expert medicine to everyone from all over the world.

    The 10 Best Hospitals in the World

    Does Sheba Offer Any
    Special Technologies?

    In recent years, many innovative therapies have been developed as part of a global focus on personalized, targeted medicine. Sheba offers a range of treatments that are in line with this approach. Our progressive therapies are based on analyzing each individual’s tumor mutations to design customized treatment. Using the results of these analyses, we administer immunologic cell therapy, such as TIL immunotherapy, which programs the body’s immune system to locate and attack cancer cells directly.

    As a leading Hemato-Oncology center we offer our patients a CAR T-cell therapy, which is a revolutionary type of blood cancer treatment that programs a patient’s own altered white blood cells to kill cancer cells. When other blood cancer treatments fail, CAR T-cell therapy has worked, putting some people’s cancers into remission. CAR T-cell therapy is highly specialized and personalized, and it is available at a limited number of cancer centers around the world. Our physicians provide CAR T-cell therapy with a customized and holistic approach that pays attention to your unique needs and the overall well-being of your whole body.

    Anna’s Fight Against Lymphoma – Chemotherapy and Bone Marrow Transplant at Sheba

    In the fall of 2016, Anna received a devastating diagnosis of large B-cell lymphoma. At the time, she was in her 30th week of pregnancy, which made treatment extraordinarily complicated. Anna began receiving chemotherapy in Russia, until her husband learned about the positive medical experience his boss’s relatives had at Sheba Medical Center in Israel. At that point, they decided to continue her therapy in Israel.
    Upon Anna’s arrival at Sheba, the doctors delivered one more chemo session before she gave birth to a baby girl at 37 weeks. Afterwards, she underwent two more sessions of chemotherapy before it was determined that a new treatment approach was required. Following two courses of very powerful chemo drugs, Anna had a bone marrow transplant. Now, Anna feels well and is enjoying her healthy baby girl. She undergoes follow-up examinations every six months.

    “At Sheba, my whole treatment process was provided by positive, smiling nurses and doctors who helped me overcome the stressful situation,” says Anna. “I am ready to recommend Sheba to everyone who needs hemato-oncology treatment… it is faster, easier, and more professional… more favorable for achieving better treatment outcomes.”

    Meet the Director

    Arnon Nagler, MD

    Arnon Nagler, MD

    Director of the Division of Hematology
    Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cord Blood Bank

    Prof. Nagler specializes in hematology, bone marrow transplantation, and internal medicine. He has pioneered numerous treatments for malignant and non-malignant blood disorders in Israel. He established the first public cord blood bank at Sheba in 2001, and he performed the first cord blood transplantation in Israel. In addition to his role at Sheba Medical Center, Prof. Nagler is a Professor of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University.

    Prof. Nagler received his medical degree from the Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School, in Jerusalem, Israel, and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, in the United States. In addition to receiving numerous awards, he is widely published and a world-renowned speaker. Prof. Nagler holds over 40 patents and trademarks. He is a member of the EHA Scientific Program Committee, and Chair of the European Leukemia Subcommittee on Transplantation.

    Avichai Shimoni, MD

    Avichai Shimoni, MD

    Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic

    Prof. Shimoni, a prominent specialist in the field of bone marrow transplants in Israel, has been leading Sheba’s BMT Center for over 20 years, together with Prof. Arnon Nagler. He received specialized BMT training at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Prof. Shimoni also manages the collection unit, where the collection of lymphocytes for advanced CAR-T cell therapy is performed.

    Holistic Approach to

    No matter what type of treatment you undergo, our team will pay attention to every detail of your overall well-being. Physicians from various hospital departments will communicate and collaborate closely to grant you the best possible care. Cancer therapies can have wide-reaching effects on your quality of life, and we strive to promote a high level of comfort and support throughout your treatment.

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    Tailor-made medicine

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