Oncology and Hematology
Our Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders has some of the world's leading experts in pediatric oncology and hematology (blood diseases). Our team works together to develop personalized treatment plans that draw on the most innovative procedures and treatments available today. From diagnosis and treatment to long-term follow-up care, we are with your child and family every step of the way.
Choosing Children’s National for Specialized Pediatric Cancer Care
Our comprehensive cancer programs allow for the diagnosis and care of more children each year than all other hospitals in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and our blood disease programs are among the largest in the country. This large number translates into a high level of expertise in both frequent and rare diseases. The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is led by Jeffrey Dome, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world's leading pediatric cancer specialists.
Our Programs and Services
We take a team approach to treatment, offering collaborative subspecialty care for each patient and family. We understand that every child is unique and deserves individualized care for their disease.
Here are the specialized services we provide for our pediatric oncology patients:
Full Family Support and Resources
Cancer and blood diseases are conditions that affect the whole family. We offer services, facilities and resources to reduce some of the stress of having a sick child: