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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

We care for patients with childhood cancer and blood disorders, combining the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment with education for patients and families. We also participate in clinical research to develop improved therapy for the future. Our physicians work in collaboration with Yale Cancer Center.

Our Services

We treat:

  • Malignant tumors, including:
    • Osteosarcoma (bone cancer)
    • Solid tumors, especially germ cell tumors
    • Ewing sarcoma and neuroblastoma
    • Leukemia and Lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease)
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Thalassemia
  • Immune hematologic disorders
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Bleeding disorders, including:
    • Hemophilia
    • Thrombophilia—congenital or acquired excessive clotting
    • Thromboembolic disease—clotting, including arterial, venous thromboses and pulmonary embolism
    • Thrombocytopenias—excessive bleeding, often resulting in removal of the spleen
    • von Willebrand Disease
  • Graft-versus-host disease

Our treatments include:

  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Platelet immunology laboratory
  • Platelet typing