Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Pediatric Cancer Program

Cancer Surgery

Our expert surgical oncology team provides the full spectrum of surgical treatment for children with cancer.


Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells.

Clinical Trials

Our oncology (cancer) team provides expert care for children with cancer, including access to clinical trials.

Sarcoma Treatment

Children’s National has advanced imaging equipment available for diagnosis, staging, treatment, and follow-up for all bone and soft tissue sarcomas in children, adolescents, and young adults. Children’s National sarcoma program is one of the few in the United States where patients can see a pediatric oncologist, orthopaedic oncologist, biologist, and physical therapist in one truly comprehensive visit.


Radiation therapy (also called radiation oncology) uses special kinds of energy waves or particles to fight cancer.

Bone Tumors

Children’s National Health System has a team of individuals who are highly skilled and experienced in the treatment of bone tumors, including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma.

Brain Tumors

Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children.

Germ Cell Tumors

Germ cell tumors are malignant (cancerous) or nonmalignant (benign, noncancerous) tumors that are comprised mostly of germ cells.

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and functions to fight disease and infections. The lymphatic system also helps maintain the fluid balance in different parts of the body by bringing excess fluid back into the bloodstream.