Hematology Oncology

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Overview

Hematology/Oncology specialists provide a wide range of diagnostic, therapeutic and comprehensive care services for infants, children and adolescents with blood disorders and/or malignancies. Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of red blood cells, including hemoglobinopathies, hemotasis and leukocytes, are available.

Multispecialty programs exist in neuro-oncology, sickle cell disease, late effects of oncology and bleeding disorders.

Special procedures available include:

  • Bone marrow aspirates and biopsies
  • Laboratory evaluation of bleeding and thrombotic disorders
  • Lumbar punctures
  • Platelet aggregation
  • Von Willebrand factor analysis
  • Stem-cell harvest

This Division received the "Chairman's Award for Excellence in Clinical Education" in 2010; moreoever, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology received the "Chairman's Award for Excellence in Pediatric Specialty Care" for seven consecutive years (2005 - 2011).