Hanne Vestergaard

PhD, ConsultantHead of Department

+45 3061 4789


Anne-Mette Thomsen

Head NurseHead of Department

+45 2322 1589


Niels Abildgaard

Professor, DMsc, Consultant,Head of Research

+45 2322 1584


Core Tasks

The Department performs highly specialized treatments in haematology for patients from the Region of Southern Denmark.

The Department is organized in two clinical teams so that patients and relatives are followed by the same physicians and nurses in the individual sections.


  • The L-team is responsible for treatment, care and monitoring of patients with lymph node cancer (malignant lymphoma) and bone marrow cancer (myeloma)

  • The M-team is responsible for treatment, care and monitoring of patients with acute leukemia, chronic myeloproliferative diseases and benign blood diseases



The Department of Haematology af the Southern University


Research Areas


  • Malignant lymphoma (pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment)

  • Myeloma (pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment)

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment)

  • Acute leukemia (pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment)

  • Chronic myeloproliferative diseases including CML (pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and epidemiology)

  • Benign haematological diseases (treatment and epidemiology)





Key figures

Overnigth beds 40
Admits annually 2014 1545
Annual visits 2014 18526
Chemotherapy approximately annually 2014 8522