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The Section of Oncology is a national leader in pediatric cancer treatment. Our program provides comprehensive clinical services pursues new, innovative treatments supported by leading-edge research. We provide advanced treatment for pediatric cancer including brain and liver tumors, leukemia, lymphoma, and histiocytosis diseases.

Oncology Staff

The program features more than 20 oncology and hematology specialists. Dedicated nurse practitioners help coordinate each step of treatment, including chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, labs and any other services patients need from the time of diagnosis until care is completed. 

Oncology Programs

Our team will create a care plan that is suited to each patient's individual treatment needs. Oncology services are provided through several programs. 

Brain Tumor Program

Learn how research and treatment advancements support patients diagnosed with brain tumors.
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Liver Tumor Program

We work in conjunction with a specialized liver team to treat and support patients with liver tumors.
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Experimental Therapeutics in Cancer Program

This team researches and develops new drugs to provide better care to pediatric cancer patients. 
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Genomic Medicine

Our team collaborates with the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine to better understand the genetic causes of cancer. 
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Spanish-Speaking Clinic

The Spanish-speaking clinic helps bridge the gap in health care disparities among Hispanic patients and families who speak limited English.
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Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA)

AYA supports research and treatment to meet the unique needs of the adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer.
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Survive and Thrive

This program provides specialized support services for survivors of childhood cancer.
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Patient and Family Research

Our team conducts ongoing research to continually improve care for children, adolescents, and families.

Stem Cell Transplant

We provide research and treatment for patients who have the option of stem cell transplant.
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Bone and Soft Tissue Cancer

Part of our ongoing research efforts focus on discovering new treatment options for patients diagnosed with bone and soft tissue cancers.


This program supports research and treatment advancements for our patients diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma.

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